I'll say what I always say about this kind of nonsense. There is no role for religion on government property. And it's beyond pathetic in these times of state, county, and municipal cut-backs on basic services such as education, police forces, and firefighting, to see politicians waste time and resources on this nonsense. But when the xians demand that their commandments go up on town property, I support Pagans demanding their due. Because it makes the point. And, apparently, that point needs to be made over and over.
At any rate, it will be interesting to see what happens at the press conference and the mayor does seem to be backing down from his previous position, at least a tiny bit.
I'm a woman, a Witch, a mother, a grandmother, an eco-feminist, a gardener, a reader, a writer, and a priestess of the Great Mother Earth. Hecate appears in the
Homeric Ode to Demeter, which tells of Hades who caught Persophone
"up reluctant on his golden car and bare her away lamenting. . . . But no one, either of the deathless gods or of mortal men, heard her voice, nor yet the olive-trees bearing rich fruit: only tenderhearted Hecate, bright-coiffed, the daughter of Persaeus, heard the girl from her cave . . . ."