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‘Big Mountain Jesus’ gets the OK from 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

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September 1, 2015, The Missoulian

“Thank goodness for common sense,” said Eric Baxter, senior counsel of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, who argued on behalf of the statue that has stood on a mountain at the ski resort for 61 years. “Today’s decision rejects the idea that history and the First Amendment ought to be enemies.”