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Christmas wars revisited

After the Mayor received an "Ebby", at least so the Becket Fund folks claim, a Nativity Story trailer may be shown in Chicago’s Daley Plaza after all.

Howard Friedman notes another front where a menorah was removed in order to avoid having to permit the erection of a creche. This article, linked by Professor Friedman, offers a good rundown of the unfortunate dispute.

Update: This is a nice article, and not just because it gives me the last word.

Discussions - 4 Comments

Why all the outrage over this and the Seattle airport decision? It seems to me the easiest route to just take down all the displays, instead of getting involved in a "who has a right to display a symbol" argument.

Better a pluralistically clothed public square than a naked one, I say. The menorah, the merrier.

Talk about "bad blogging" with those puns!

Too punny!

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