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10 Commandments Group Erects 3rd Memorial

A southwestern Pennsylvania community group has erected a third Ten Commandments monument in the wake of a lawsuit by an atheists’ group challenging a similar monument on public school grounds.

08/19/2013

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Connellsville Gets A 2nd Ten Commandments Marker

A new marker displaying the Ten Commandments was unveiled on Arch Street in Fayette County Saturday night in front of a building housing an organization called the Fraternal Order of the Eagles.

06/29/2013

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Group Finds Way Around Nativity Scene Drama

One group in Ellwood City has found a creative way to circumvent a potential lawsuit by displaying a nativity scene in front of the municipal building.

12/06/2012

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Freedom From Religion Spokesperson Talks Suing Another School

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA’s Mike Pintek talked to Patrick Elliot, a staff attorney from the Freedom From Religion Foundation.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/01/2012

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Atheists Threaten To Sue Steubenville, Ohio

Officials in Steubenville, Ohio have proposed a new city logo that includes a chapel and cross. Atheists from the Freedom From Religion Foundation are trying to prevent the new logo from going into effect because of its Catholic symbols.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/03/2012

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Atheist Group Files Suit Over “Year Of The Bible” Resolution

Did you know this is the “Year of the Bible” in Pennsylvania? But an atheist group from Wisconsin has filed a federal lawsuit against state lawmakers saying it’s unconstitutional.

03/28/2012

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School District’s Ten Commandments Monument Stirs Controversy

Officials with the Valley School District in New Kensington are bracing for a legal battle with an atheist group that’s threatening a lawsuit if a Ten Commandments monument is not removed from school property.

03/23/2012

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Ellwood City Residents Urge Reversal Of Nativity Vote

People packed the Ellwood City borough council meeting Monday night, urging council members to reconsider a recent vote on relocating a Nativity scene to private land.

01/09/2012

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Atheist Leader Satisfied With Ellwood City Nativity Scene Outcome

With Council members voting 4-2 Tuesday to relocate the nativity display from the lawn of the Ellwood City municipal building to private land next year, Annie Laurie Gaylor, co-president of the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF), weighs in on the outcome with NewsRadio 1020 KDKA’s Robert Mangino.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/21/2011

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Ellwood City To Move Nativity Scene In 2012

Limited borough funds and fears of lengthy litigation prompted council to vote 4-to-2 Monday night to leave the crèche where it is this year and move it in 2012 to a far less controversial spot.

12/20/2011

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Hundreds Show Support For Community’s Crèche

An out-of-state atheist group was expected to face off with officials in a local community this morning over a nativity display at the municipal building; but the supposed showdown ended up being an overwhelming show of support.

12/02/2011

The nativity scene is in the basement of the Ellwood City Municipal Building for now.  (Credit: KDKA)

Ellwood City Gears Up For Nativity Scene Battle

The Freedom From Religion Foundation, located in Wisconsin, is threatening legal action here, but the people of Ellwood City aren’t backing down from their 50-year-old tradition.

11/30/2011

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