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