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Lawsuit threat erases Christmas cross

Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 11/23/2012 @ 12:40 am In Faith,U.S. | No Comments

(Chicago Sun-Times) To avoid what could be a costly lawsuit, the village of Alsip will break with tradition and not erect a cross on its water tower near the Tri-State Tollway this holiday season.

The cross had been a fixture since the 1970s, Mayor Patrick Kitching said Monday. But after the Freedom from Religion Foundation, based in Madison, Wis., advised Kitching it would file a lawsuit demanding removal of the cross, citing separation of church and state, Kitching decided to not wage a losing and likely costly legal battle.


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