A battle is brewing over two signs that are posted in the city of Oconomowoc, Wisconsin after an atheist activist group demanded their removal and an opposing legal firm pushed back in an effort to keep them in place. The two signs in question read, “The Churches of Oconomowoc Welcome You.” The mention of churches on government property led the Freedom From Religion Foundation, an atheist activist group, to send a letter to Mayor David Nold in May, demanding

their removal. Atheists argued that the signs favor Christianity. The FFRF said that it was acting after a concerned resident complained about the signs — which were reportedly posted at least 50 years ago — and will consider litigation if Nold doesn’t take action to remedy the alleged Constitutional violation.  “The First Amendment ‘mandates governmental neutrality between religion and religion, and between religion and non-religion,’” READ MORE