Judge formalizes Nativity ruling

Atheists’ sites in San Monica spelled end to isolated displays in park

Posted: November 20, 2012 at 4:48 a.m.

A federal judge on Monday denied a Christian group’s bid for a preliminary injunction to force suburban Santa Monica to reopen spaces in a city park to private, unattended displays, including Christmas Nativity scenes.

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