If you were to walk into Hager Park in Jenison, Michigan sometime in the past 50 years, you might have seen this sign near the picnic shelter:
The sign [was] erected in the late 1960s by the Ottawa County Road Commission… The wording on the sign was a verse from the Bible, Psalm 19:1, “The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handiwork.”
That’s… not right. Why is a government park promoting Christianity?
The Michigan Association of Civil Rights Activists, which is also fighting a hydraulic cross in the city of Grand Haven, wrote a letter to Ottawa County officials demanding that the sign come down: