The crosses are surrounded by thousands of rocks carried up by Marines, some of which are accompanied by handwritten messages. Opponents complained about the crosses, which cannot be seen by the public, after The Los Angeles Times wrote a story about them on Veterans Day 2011.
"It's getting old, getting burdensome and costly," Hunter said. "It's time to put an end to it."
The Mount Soledad Memorial Association oversees the site. Liberty Institute, the Texas nonprofit, describes itself as being guided by principles that promote Judeo-Christian values, litigating for religious freedoms, freedom of speech, parental and students' rights, and limited government.