Skip to comments.Texas School District Bans Christmas Colors
Posted on 12/16/2004 8:54:46 AM PST by RayChuang88
(MCNS)--Attorneys filed a federal civil rights lawsuit today against the Plano Independent School District for a discriminatory policy that censors the Christmas religious expression of students and their parents.
The policy is a perfect example of politically correct extremism, said Alliance Defense Fund Senior Counsel Gary McCaleb.
School officials have gone so far as to prohibit students from wearing red and green at their winter break parties because they claim they are Christmas colors. Even the plates and napkins must be white. The districts policy is ludicrous to even the most common observer.
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I expect within the next two years a case about banning anything Christmas will end up in the US Supreme Court to be decided once and for all.
This is just insane. You know, I just don't even have words to describe how incredibly retarded the PC crowd has become. I'm not a violent man by nature but this makes me want to slap someone.
What an absolute crazy ruling, filled with more stupidity than one can imagine.
White is the color of snow.
Snow is Christmas-y.
Ergo, the school is endorsing Christmas.
Texas of all the States has a very big majority of "born again" Christians. How in hell, these radical minority liberals in the school system or the court system managed to "FORCE" their ridiculous hate of Christians down the throat of the majority? The only way that can be don is if the majority are STUPID, and allowed themselves to be insulted without making a hell of a noise.
That is a absurd ban which defies logic and history. Red and green as colors of Yule celebrations predates Christianity. They might as well ban the moon and the stars since they could be religious symbols also.
This is a joke right?
44. The Wearin o the Green
OH, Paddy dear! and did ye hear the news thats goin round?
The shamrock is forbid by law to grow on Irish ground!
No more St. Patricks day well keep; his colour cant be seen,
For theres a cruel law agin the Wearin o the Green!
I met with Napper Tandy, and he took me by the hand, 5
And he said, Hows poor ould Ireland, and how does she stand?
Shes the most distressful country that ever yet was seen,
For theyre hanging men and women there for the Wearin o the Green.
An if the colour we must wear is Englands cruel red,
Let it remind us of the blood that Ireland has shed; 10
Then pull the shamrock from your hat, and throw it on the sod,
An never fear, twill take root there, though under foot tis trod.
When law can stop the blades of grass from growin as they grow,
An when the leaves in summer time their colour dare not show,
Then I will change the colour, too, I wear in my caubeen; 15
But till that day, plaise God, Ill stick to the Wearin o the Green.
Shut down the entire system for 24 hrs.
The schools would lose their federal funds for that day. Then watch them squeal!
They should ban the word "tree" because whether it's oak, maple, elm, willow, or what have you, the word "tree" may make some child think of a Christmas tree, and someone may be offended.
They should then ban the letter "X", because even though it is intended to represent the Greek letter "Chi" when used in X-Mas, it still might make some children think of Christmas, and someone may be offended. Besides, who needs to learn about xylophones and xrays anyway?
They should ban the use of the word "manager" because that's a tad too close to "manger", and a simple typographical error could cause some child to think of Christmas, and someone may be offended.
In math, ban the idea, the concept, and especially the word "Angle", because it's too close to "angel", and... well, see above.
In fact, we should ban EVERYthing, because something, somewhere, may trigger a child's imagination, and may remind them of Christmas somehow. And we all know it's better to go back to living in caves, to dying young, to suffering from the inability to even speak with one another, than to accidentally bring the idea of God or Jesus into a conversation in any possible way.
Oh, and never mind that a majority is offended by the idea that we CANNOT utter anything that may be construed as religious. Sigh...
May be your Queen should teach our President a lesson?
Those people who x-ray xylophones for a living.
"This is a joke right?"
Apparently not. See article link.
I'll see your slap and raise you a swift kick in the tookus.
I'll see your swift kick in the tookus and raise you immersion in molten iron.
Heh, my grandmother would "shake the teeth out of their heads".
People there just want to get back to being just Plano Texans.
LAZ! Haven't seen you in a long time!
I'll see your molten iron and raise you a FREE Bible for each party involved. That would be the absolute worst thing they could possibly have to endure, in their own mind.