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Video: This Town Has Displayed a Nativity for 50 Years. Now an Atheist Group Wants it Removed.

The Silent Soldier

sDecember 12, 2014

The Daily Signal:

By Kate Scanlon 

Residents of an Indiana town have been threatened with legal action by an atheist group if they don’t remove their nativity scene.

Brookville, Ind. has displayed the nativity outside the courthouse every holiday season for the last 50 years.

But according to WLWT, residents of the Indiana town say that for the last three years, the Wisconsin-based Freedom from Religion Foundation has demanded they remove the scene, threatening them with a lawsuit if they fail to comply.

According to the group, the nativity is displayed next to the Franklin County Courthouse and thus violates the separation of church and state.

“If people don’t like the look of it I think they can look the other way, or don’t look at all,” Brookville resident Wayne Monroe told WLWT. “It’s been a tradition here for many, many years and I hope…

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