Several thousand people from across the country packed into downtown Athens Saturday, calling for freedom of religious expression. The â€œStand up for Faithâ€ rally supported the Henderson County officials who refused to take down a nativity scene on the courthouse lawn.
The Freedom from Religion Foundation out of Wisconsin claims the nativity scene violated separation of church and state. Rally organizers say the get-together was about a more than a single complaint about religious expression.
One of the organizers is Nathan Lorick, the pastor at the First Baptist Church in Malakoff.
He preaches to the crowd of thousands, â€œThis is in fact, one nation under God!â€
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