In 2011, in Santa Monica, California, several people entered a lottery to determine who would get to put up holiday displays in the 21 lots available in Palisades Park. Traditionally, the spaces always ended up in the hands of Christians because no one else wanted them.
But that year, most of the applicants were atheists. When all was said and done, they won an astonishing 18 of 21 spaces. Christians won 2 of the remaining spots and a Jewish person won 1.
These are some of the signs the atheists put up: