No atheist tree

    Atheists in West Chester, Pennsylvania are outraged over the exclusion of the ‘Tree of Knowledge,” a display piece adorned with books by atheist and agnostic authors that normally stands alongside Christian and Jewish displays.  County Commissioners didn’t single out Atheists, but banned all donated displays, including a Santa and a Menorah, instead featuring county owned ‘religious and secular’ displays at the Chester County courthouse.

    Still, members of the Freethought Society of Greater Philadelphia gathered there Saturday and held the books themselves to form a ‘human tree of knowledge’ while talking about the controversy.

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