Rehberg proposes land swap for Jesus statue


HELENA — U.S. Rep. Denny Rehberg is proposing a land swap to save a Jesus statue that is facing eviction from U.S. Forest Service land.

AP Photo/Missoulian, Linda Thompson, File

In this Feb. 20, 2011 file photo, Freshmen at the University of Montana, Jake Coburn, Stephanie Ralls and Claire Dal Nogare, from left, visit a statue of Jesus Christ at Whitefish Mountain Resort Whitefish on Feb. 20. The statue of Jesus on U.S. Forest Service land is about to be evicted amid an argument over the separation of church and state.

The Forest Service rescinded its initial decision to remov...

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