A small statue of the Virgin Mary and baby Jesus sits in front of the Gig Harbor Christmas tree Dec. 12 at Donkey Creek Park. Some residents were upset that city officials, under threat of a lawsuit from the Freedom From Religion Foundation, decided not to allow a privately owned Nativity scene at the park.
A small statue of the Virgin Mary and baby Jesus sits in front of the Gig Harbor Christmas tree Dec. 12 at Donkey Creek Park. Some residents were upset that city officials, under threat of a lawsuit from the Freedom From Religion Foundation, decided not to allow a privately owned Nativity scene at the park. Dean J. Koepfler dean.koepfler@thenewstribune.com
A small statue of the Virgin Mary and baby Jesus sits in front of the Gig Harbor Christmas tree Dec. 12 at Donkey Creek Park. Some residents were upset that city officials, under threat of a lawsuit from the Freedom From Religion Foundation, decided not to allow a privately owned Nativity scene at the park. Dean J. Koepfler dean.koepfler@thenewstribune.com

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