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We've become too politically correct at Christmas.
Let's take a look:
Residents of a senior adult apartment complex in California staged a protest after the management of their building announced a ban on Christmas trees and menoraths in communal areas. The company deemed them religious symbols.
Churches have found a way to keep the decades-old Christmas Nativity display alive in Santa Monica following a controversial ban on having the scenes in a public park. The loophold is having a live temporary Nativity scene on display with real human beings.
A Florida woman decided to fight back when her bank branch banned Christmas trees. A corporate spokesperson for Wells-Fargo which owns Wavhovia said they do not have a national policy banning Christmas trees. They said decorating decisions are left up to the regional offices. This particular branch said they were displaying poinsettias so everyone could be included.
A 48-foot White Spruce installed on the Boston Common is a gift from Nova Scotia. Boston's official website identified it as the city's "holiday tree." That didn't sit well with the city director of parks and recreation who said, "This is a Christmas tree, definitely a Christmas tree."
The Catholic News Agency writes: There is so much controvsery these days about a simple greeting, Merry Christmas. Few would deny the holiday's historical roots in Christianity, but there is a prevailing attitude that the holiday has "matured" into a day for believer and non believer alike. Christ is no longer the center of the observance for many.
Need I go on? There are hundreds of examples like these.