- State of Tennessee
- United States of America
A few years ago I contacted the mayor, governor, and council man (which was actually a woman at the time) about the menorah that is displayed downtown and asked why a Nativity could not also be placed.
I was told first that the menorah was considered a secular display and the Nativity was a religious display. However, according to my search on a basic search engine a menorah is anything BUT secular. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Menorah_(Hanukkah) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Menorah_(Temple) https://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/Judaism/menorah.html
I am NOT petitioning to take down the menorah. I am however saying equal rights means EQUAL RIGHTS. If the menorah can be displayed SO CAN THE NATIVITY!
Oh, and when I responded to each official with the above each one informed me it was one of the others I needed to contact.
Please sign and lets send each one a copy so all parties can hear the voice of the people they supposedly represent. THANK YOU!
We ask that our right to display a Nativity next to the Menorah be acknowledged and allowed equally.
The Display a Nativity downtown petition to State of Tennessee was written by Christal and is in the category Civil Rights at GoPetition.