December 12, 2011

Atheists Should Simply Ignore Nativity Scenes

Kelly Boggs, Baptist Press

The actual birth of Jesus Christ may have been an obscure event lacking human fanfare. However, depictions of the first Christmas in the form of nativity scenes on public venues seem to draw lots of attention these days, especially from groups particularly antagonistic toward Christianity.

One group that seems to take special umbrage to the placement of mangers on government property is the Freedom From Religion Foundation. A nonprofit group based in Wisconsin, FFRF recently acted on behalf of an anonymous East Texas resident who complained about a nativity scene displayed on the courthouse lawn in Henderson County.

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