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Atheist messages kick nativity scene to the curb in California park

Atheist messages kick nativity scene to the curb in California park | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

theists scored big in a lottery that gave them 18 out of the 21 spaces traditionally reserved for the Santa Monica Nativity Scenes Committee, a coalition of 13 churches, and the Santa Monica Police Officers Association for the last 60 years. The coalition got two of the spaces in the new lottery system, and a spokesman for the coalition of the city's churches is crying foul, despite the fact that the atheists only used three of the spaces:

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Motto Mania: Calif. Woman Promotes Government-Endorsed ‘In God We Trust’ Signs | Americans United

Motto Mania: Calif. Woman Promotes Government-Endorsed ‘In God We Trust’ Signs | Americans United | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

Posting “In God We Trust” signs in city and county government buildings has become all the rage in California.

The drive is spearheaded by a Bakersfield woman named Jacquie Sullivan who persuaded officials in her town to adopt the motto and then took the crusade to other cities. The most recent town to approve the motto is Port Hueneme in Ventura County. The vote was 4-1.

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