(WALB) A Michigan city has decided to take down its Nativity scene traditionally seen at city hall over the holidays. Officials say they made the decision after realizing it was a violation of city policy.
A long-standing Christmas tradition in Menominee is coming to an end. “You had Mary, Joseph and baby Jesus. That is not allowed to be on city property,” said Tony Graff, Menominee city manager:
Graff says the Nativity scene was taken down this year, shortly after being put up. “It was determined by the city attorney that we were looking at a violation of our own policy and so the decision was made to remove it,” Graff said.