Last December, we told you about a group of ‘freethinkers’ in Little Rock pushing for a secular “Winter Solstice” display next to the Nativity Scene on the Capitol Lawn.
If you’d like to revisit those articles, here they are:
- ACLU Attacks Nativity at Arkansas State Capitol
- The Arkansas Society of Freethinkers and their Dogma
- Atheist Group Erects Shrine to Paganism, Nature Worship at State Capitol
- Defending the Nativity on the News (Updated)
The group won a lawsuit in federal court requiring the State of Arkansas to let them display their ‘Winter Solstice kiosk’ next to the Nativity Scene on the Capitol Lawn every year, and now they’re agreeing to a settlement with the State that includes the State of Arkansas paying the group nearly $26,000 to cover their legal fees, and according to the Associated Press, “permanently enjoins” the State from barring their display.
Here’s the problem: (more…)