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An end-run on the constitutional principal of church-state separation.

In an end-run on the constitutional principal of church-state separation, the Holmen, Wisconsin, Village Board sold a tiny 30 x 33 foot plot of public land to the local Lion's Club in order that a Christian cross remain displayed. The American Humanist Association had offered the board $1,000--ten times the appraised value of the property and the cross in order to remove it--but the Holmen officials sold the Star Hill site to the Lion's Club for a significantly lower bid.

Karen Ann Gajewski is a documentation analyst and coordinator and an editorial consultant to the Humanist.
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Title Annotation:Worth Noting
Author:Gajewski, Karen Ann
Publication:The Humanist
Article Type:Brief article
Geographic Code:1U3WI
Date:Jul 1, 2008
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