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War on Easter? Schools, Cities Planning Another Round of ‘Spring Egg Hunts’

cortyl Wrote: Mar 24, 2013 8:38 AM
So,,,let me see if I have this right. Any Holiday celebrated in this country must not have any religious affiliation. So what do we call Passover? Kwanzaa? Ramadan? Hanukah? St. Patrick's Day? Valentine's Day?...or is it only the Holidays that the US government observes by granting a day off from work? It certainly does appear that only seemingly "Christian" religious affiliation is under attack here as there has been no mention of changing the names of other holidays with other religious affiliations. As for the argument that holidays "recognized" by the government should not have any religious affiliation well, that certainly doesn't apply to Easter as this always falls on a Sunday and is not observed as a day off by the government.
MikefromDE Wrote: Mar 24, 2013 10:26 AM
cortyl: Actually no, that is not it at all. The case here is some schools trying to do something fun with their students and make it as inclusive as possible. And in typical conservative fashion, the author and many others here are calling it a war and claiming victimhood while in fact, they are lamenting that they can’t force other people to do things their way. It’s very ironic. And let’s face it; hunting colored eggs is about as far from the true meaning of Easter as you can get. But hey, since when have the folks around here ever needed reality?

In our increasingly politically-correct society, Christmas isn’t the only holiday too hot to handle for school districts. Easter, another holiday rooted in Christian faith, is now being marginalized by governmental entities.

School districts and cities across America are holding “Spring egg hunts” and similar events, frequently omitting the word “Easter” from calendars and public announcements. Consider these:

• On March 16th, Flat Rock Elementary School in Anderson, South Carolina is holding a “Community Egg Hunt.”
West Shore School District will be holding its “PTO Egg Hunt” on March 16th.
• New York’s East Meadow Schools will be...