LITTLE ROCK (WKOW) -- An Arkansas group of nonreligious, "free thinkers" won approval from a federal judge to construct a nonreligious winter solstice display at the Arkansas Capitol.
The secretary of state's office rejected the Arkansas Society of Freethinkers' proposal to counter the tradition nativity display the capitol.
The group sued accusing the secretary of state of violating the group's constitutional rights by not allowing its display.
The Arkansas Society of Freethinkers sued after the secretary of state's office rejected its proposal to counter a traditional nativity scene with the display.
A U.S. District Judge ruled Monday in favor of the group.
The group's president says they want to put up the display by Wednesday. The winter solstice begins on December 21.
Online reporting by Thomas Strieker
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