Rasmussen™ reported today that 74 percent of adults support religious displays on public property.
Only 17 percent of adults believe nativity scenes or menorahs have no place on public property.
Government offices and their holders generally back down from law suits as they are so costly. The suits are often a financially lucrative undertaking for organizations, such as the ACLU, under 42 U.S.C., Section 1988, of the United States Code.
It took one complaint earlier this year to cause Circuit Clerk Steve Helms to remove a poster depicting historic scenes, pictures from the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 and the 10 commandments from his County office.
Presiding County Commissioner Dave Coonrod advised Helms to remove the poster, later hosting choirs of Christmas carolers in the rotunda of the County Courthouse. There were no complaints about the carols, sometimes religious, being sung on public property.