Skip to comments."Christmas" returns to parade name
Posted on 10/05/2010 2:43:22 PM PDT by Captain Jack Aubrey
Richmond will have a "Christmas" parade after all.
The nonprofit group that organizes the annual event on Broad Street announced today that it would again include "Christmas" in its name.
Last week, organizers said they had decided to drop "Christmas" in favor of "holiday" in an effort to make non-Christians feel more welcome.
The decision prompted an angry outpouring from many people in the community and some political action groups that showed no signs of lessening, said Robert Kelly, chairman of the parade and president of Richmond Parade Inc.
"It just backfired on us," he said. "We made a mistake."
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People are standing up....Atheists and others will just have to be tolerant...Imagine that
It is a city stuck on stupid, PC or else.
Only because the idiots feared for their jobs.
People do need to stand up. For too long we have let a small minority dictate to the rest of us what they will tolerate. They continue to push to erode our freedoms.
It’s been a “big lie” for years that we have to be inclusive and all that when it comes to holidays.
It’s a big lie that Jews and those of other faiths are offended at the word “Christmas”. People of other faiths are NOT offended at the mention of Christmas.
For what it’s worth, about 95% of Americans surveyed said they celebrate Christmas. Not all are devoutly religious, however, with 95% participation, Christmas is about the most unifying event in America. So to say that we have to change it to promote diversity and unity and all that is an obvious falsehood.
Again, people of other religions are NOT offended by the mention of Christmas, any more than Christians take offense at the mention of holidays and celebrations of other religions.
The politically correct crowd THINKS that non-Christians SHOULD be offended. Since the politically correct crowd has spread this lie for decades, some people start to think that Christmas and Christianity in general is offensive.
Glad I bothered to email them!
Some mooselimbs and many atheists are offended by Christmas, to them I say, ___________.
Be creative, you know what I'm thinking.
GREAT!! Plus Hannukah is VERY EARLY in December this year, so they can’t complain.
I love Hannukah even though I’m not Jewish. :)
What do you love, the Latkes?? I do, too.