25 December 2009

Heard on High

Struggle Over Symbols, Dept.

“The top official in California’s Sonoma County has rescinded a ban on stars and angels on Christmas trees in county buildings”:

Public defender Barry Collins, who is Jewish, erected a Christmas tree adorned with a star in the lobby window of his office. He called the ban ridiculous and said his office’s mission was to represent those whose constitutional rights are infringed.

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