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“The top official in California’s Sonoma County has rescinded a ban on stars and angels on Christmas trees in county buildings”: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