(Steubenville Herald-Star) Mayor Domenick Mucci called upon supporters of the city’s unofficial logo to “stay united” as city officials review their options in light of a threatened lawsuit by a Madison, Wis., organization.

But the supporters who packed City Council chambers Tuesday night urged council members to officially adopt the logo and to fight attempts by the freedom from Religion Foundation to remove the cross and a silhouette of the Franciscan University of Steubenville’s Christ the King Chapel from the logo.

“This all started when the city manager and the City Council thought it would be nice to have a logo that encompasses all aspects of the city. This council embraced the logo because we all wanted it to be inclusive of everything we have here. We decided we would use the logo so it would catch on. But we should have assumed someone would challenge such a beautiful logo,” said Mucci in remarks to a standing-room-only crowd in City Council chambers Tuesday night.

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