BOCA RATON, Fla. - BOCA RATON, Fla. – Clergy leaders spoke out about a pentagram on display in the city's holiday square.
The display is in Sanborn Square off Federal Highway, right next to a nativity scene.
Boca Raton's mayor said free speech laws forced the city to allow the Satanic symbol on public property. But the mayor added that the display is hateful and she doesn't support its message.
Clergy members called it an evil symbol.
"We also felt it was spiritually harmful to the well-being of our community. Our religious traditions: Christian, Jewish and Islamic, support values of justice peace," said pastor Andrew Sherman with the Boca Raton Interfaith Clergy Association.
Someone spray-painted the pentagram overnight.
The man who put it up regularly pushes for a separation between religion and government.