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Happy Holidays or Seasons Greetings vs Merry Christmas|
Some people think it's not respectful to non-Christians to say "Merry Christmas", so you should say "Happy Holidays".
Some evangelical Christians say you should say "Merry Christmas" and not be intimidated by the secularists.
In 2013 the White House decided to call their Christmas tree a "Holiday Tree."
Ben Stein, Jewish American writer, lawyer, actor and commentator on political and economic issues says it's OK.
So if it's OK with Ben I'm going to do it, not because I want to be an "In your face Christian", but because the I think people are taking this "political Correctness" too far.
I'm going to a Hanukkah party tonight and I will use "Happy Hanukkah".
Nativity Scenes in public places:
The legal arguments include:
A 2012 case in Santa Monica, California got a lot of publicity when a judge banned the display of Nativity scenes in Santa Monica's Palisades Park, based on atheist opposition.
According to a press release, Santa Monica's atheist-inspired ban on nativity displays only applies to those which are "unattended." This essentially means that displays which are not "live" and involve figurines may not be utilized, however there is no provision or ban on religious displays that are "attended" (displays that involve human beings). See Blaze.com
Xmas vs Christmas:
Other December holidays: Ramadan (Muslim) Hanukkah (Jewish) Kwanzaa (African American) Omisoka (Japanese) ...Links:
Happy Holidays or Merry Christmas | 95.7FM WZID
Christmas controversy - Wikipedia
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