Religion

Complaint Against St. Bernard Village for City Hall Nativity Scene

The Freedom From Religion Foundation argues the display violates church-state separation

Merven McIntyre

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ST. BERNARD, Ohio – The national church-state watchdog group, the Freedom From Religion Foundation, says a nativity scene on display in front of city hall in the village of St. Bernard, a suburb of Cincinnatti, constitutes endorsement of Christianity, a violation of the First Amendment prohibition against state-sponsored religion. FFRF’s attorney, Sam Grover, argued the nativity scene “conveys a preference for religion over non-religion and for Christianity above all other faiths.