Crowd rallies in Wash. against anti-religion sign
Hundreds of people showed up at state Capitol for a two-hour rally Sunday afternoon to protest a holiday display that disparages religion and says there is no God.
The Associated Press
OLYMPIA, Wash. — Hundreds of people showed up at state Capitol for a two-hour rally Sunday afternoon to protest a holiday display that disparages religion and says there is no God.
A "winter solstice" sign sponsored by the atheistic Freedom from Religion Foundation calls religion "myth and superstition that hardens hearts and enslaves minds."
An organizer at Sunday's rally, Steve Wilson, says outrage over that display is growing. He says the sign is offensive to people of all faiths.
Three counter-protesters stood at the side of the rally, holding up signs that said, "Get Over It."
State Patrol troopers were on duty at the rally site.
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