Ind. Commission Refuses to Bow to Legal Threats Over Nativity Scene
An Indiana commissioner remains resolute about a nativity display remaining in front of a Franklin County Courthouse despite complaints by the Freedom from Religion Foundation.
Franklin County Commissioner Tom Wilson said he will not take down the 50-year-old manger scene on the courthouse lawn until a court orders him to do so.
The life-size nativity scene is owned by the town of Brookville and was arranged around the flagpole by local firefighters. Last month, the FFRF, a Wisconsin-based free-thinking group, demanded that the scene be removed from government property....