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South Carolina PTA Boots Santa for Being Religious

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Here we go: another absurd, ill-informed and sadly wrong PTA has kicked Santa Claus from school pictures at a public school in South Carolina.

The reason? Because they want kids of all religious backgrounds to be included in the pictures. Santa is being replaced by a “winter wonderland” scene.

Santa is religious?

Show me where Santa is in the Bible, will you? Tell me where Santa has ever given a sermon, said a prayer or uttered a religious thought.

The Supreme Court LONG AGO declared Santa — and Rudolph and Frosty and other characters of Christmas — SECULAR.

Don’t mistaken this for mere political correctness. This is BLATANT religious discrimination. What the PTA in this school is doing is saying “If it can be remotely associated with Christianity, we’ll ban it.” That’s what this is.

It isn’t a War on Christmas. It is a War on Christians.

Get this right. Pictures of the kids are not taken with Jesus. Not a cross either. For years they have done it with SANTA CLAUS. Now they are saying Santa is “too religious”.

That’s an attack, folks.

According to the media reports there have only been mixed reactions to this news.

We don’t believe that for one second. People should be OUTRAGED.

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Santa Bill Reiller

We are going to "PC' ourselves to death.  

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SantaJoe

Sangaree Elementary School PTA added to the Naughty list!

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SantaDon

On the flip side...

The school at which I have taught for 24 years embraces Santa.  The teachers annually finance an extended Santa visit for the families of those who work in my building.  Several other buildings in my District are jumping on board with events inviting St. Nick.  There's still hope brothers and sisters!

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SCSanta

This is apparently an isolated incident by a very confused PTA board. I live in SC and have had more requests for public school appearances this year than the last 5 years. I absolutely DESPISE the excuse "We're just trying to make everybody happy" when clearly that is not what they are doing. 

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