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School Bans the Word ‘Easter’

Jimsd55 Wrote: Mar 27, 2013 10:17 AM
Why do you hold on so tightly to pagan rituals that predate Christianity ... shouldn't you instead have ceremonial foot washing, a meal of sacrificial lamb, bread and wine to celebrate the death and resurrection of Jesus? The Pagan Origin Of Easter "Ishtar", which is pronounced "Easter" was a day that commemorated the resurrection of one of their gods that they called "Tammuz", who was believed to be the ...

Boys and girls at an Alabama elementary school will still get to hunt for eggs – but they can’t call them ‘Easter Eggs’ because the principal banished the word for the sake of religious diversity.

“We had in the past a parent to question us about some of the things we do here at school,” said Heritage Elementary School principal Lydia Davenport. “So we’re just trying to make sure we respect and honor everybody’s differences.”

Television station WHNT reported that teachers were informed that no activities related to or centered around any religious holiday would be allowed – in the interest...