Religious Diversity News

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Regulating holiday decorations a seasonal struggle for metro cities

A request from a resident to put up a Nativity scene at city hall set off a month-long debate in a metro Atlanta community over the government’s role in regulating religious symbols in public spaces.

The conversation among neighbors and officials in Dunwoody has exposed the difficulty governments face during the holidays: respecting the legal separation of church and state, while offering inclusive decorations.

Source: Regulating holiday decorations a seasonal struggle for metro cities

Georgia ‘Religious Liberty’ Bill: Atlanta Businesses Again Lead Push Against Social Conservatives : The Two-Way : NPR

Corporations in Atlanta have a long history of supporting a focus on business, not social conservatives’ issues. Now the governor is vetoing a bill that LGBT groups say would lead to discrimination.

Source: Georgia ‘Religious Liberty’ Bill: Atlanta Businesses Again Lead Push Against Social Conservatives : The Two-Way : NPR