Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

No Religion Wants Its Holidays Reduced to a Cash Grab

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

No Religion Wants Its Holidays Reduced to a Cash Grab

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The Rev. Shelly Strauss posed questions for "most" Christians regarding the Christmas season in her Dec. 19letter "Christian Privilege." Allow me to be spokesman for "most" (that is,practicing) Christians.

Most Christians could care less if government spent money decorating for other religious celebrations. Whether or not the government decides to decorate is of no importance to one who wishes to "Keep Christ in Christmas."

Most Christians would tune the dial to another station if the station was playing music 24/7 that doesn't "speak" to them. There are hundreds of stations to choose from.

Most Christianswouldn't mind if banks, post offices, etc., closed for other religious holidays -easyadjustment.

Most Christians wouldn't expect any employer to pay holiday wages the employer can't or won't pay for. …

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