Faith And Action Displays a 'Live Nativity Scene' in Front of Supreme Court
By D. Beeksma
On November 25, 2010 At 6:50 am
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Faith and Action, a Christian outreach to top government officials in Washington, DC, teamed up with the Christian Defense Coalition last week to hold a live Nativity Scene at the US Supreme Court. The event, with actors, a real camel and donkey, was "staged to communicate the true Christmas message on a national stage, as well as remind Americans that such displays are protected by the First Amendment to the US Constitution."
Bob Schenck announced at the scene that they were there to proclaim the "timeless message of Christmas" and that if Faith and Action can have a religious display in front of the highest court of the land, then nativity displays can be displayed at every other courthouse and public place across America.
Presumably, the display was not paid for by federal tax dollars.
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