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Montana: Ski-mountain Jesus statue can stay, judge rules

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Los Angeles Times, June 27, 2013

A federal judge ruled Tuesday that a 6-decade-old, 6-foot-tall Jesus statue could stay on a small patch of federal land in the Flathead National Forest in Montana after an atheist and agnostic group argued that the statue violated the 1st Amendment separation of church and state.