Knightstown council cancels meeting on cross controversy

Knightstown council cancels meeting on cross controversy
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KNIGHTSTOWN, Ind. (WTHR) - Town leaders have called-off a public meeting to discuss the cross controversy that led to a lawsuit and protests.

Neighbors were supposed to weigh in Wednesday on the future of the town's holiday display.

The ACLU sued the town claiming the cross displayed on the public Christmas tree was a violation of the First Amendment. Workers took the cross down, but that prompted outcry from many neighbors and businesses who protested by putting crosses on their own property.

The town's attorney has been working on a possible compromise with the ACLU to prevent a permanent ban.

We're still waiting to hear why Wednesday's meeting was canceled and whether it'll be rescheduled.