Charlie Brown caught up in the war on Christmas?
Atheists protest church play
- Duration 4:31
- Date Dec 9, 2012
Atheists protest church play
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They see fit to Christ can large.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- Allen is what Christmas is originally all about not everyone's okay with -- being part of the public -- An atheist groups have attacked the Christmas stream Manger scenes and now.
I brown -- aren't as the host of Fox News and commentary even documenting this so called war on Christmas and joins us live hi good to see a Shannon good to -- -- -- -- good grief Charlie Brown I can tell us about what's going on I understand it was a voluntary.
Field trip to go see Charlie Brown.
But some folks were OK with that.
That's right they were not to this what's happening in Little Rock, Arkansas.
A Terry elementary school some of the teachers.
Were part of a production of Merry Christmas Charlie ground.
At a local church and so they had gotten permission from the school district to bring the boys and girls so during school hours.
To the church so they could watch this performance.
But apparently one parent complained and instead of going to the school district they actually went.
To the local group of free thinkers easiest and diagnostics the Arkansas free thinkers society.
They filed a formal complaint threatened to sue.
And the church got so much.
Hate mail and threatening emails that they decided to go ahead and canceled the production all because one anonymous parent complained.
And from what I understand this going to be a voluntary -- the kids -- being forced to go.
But it was it twisted.
That's right they certainly did and be perfectly honest -- -- I have never seen.
A group of people get so riled up over something they.
Actually don't even believe -- so I'm not quite sure.
Why they were you why they objected so strongly to this children's performance.
The argument they say was that the that show violated the establishment clause of the constitution.
Because it included a references to religion of course we just saw -- -- reciting the true reason for this Christmas season they had a big problem with that they also had a problem with the fact that this performance was going to be.
And a church building.
Are now that is not the only issue you attracting a lot of these controversies as they pop up and you tell me something about the Salvation Army that.
I was a little surprise about.
Yes boy this is a shocker here the Salvation Army is under -- and of all places at the University of California Berkeley.
I got this the Salvation Army.
Has kettles and of course every Christmas season they ringing those bells and people donate and give money to the charity.
Well the UC Berkeley student government association passed a resolution.
And they're calling for the university to ban the Salvation Army from their campus during the Christmas season because they say.
The Salvation Army is anti gay.
They what the Salvation Army.
All of the campus and it you know it's really interesting because I again I do cover these in my new book these kinds of stories up front and dispatches from bitter America.
And it really is true that those who preach tolerance.
-- in -- the least tolerant of all this is the same area of the country were -- can run around buck naked in public.
And and folks think that's perfectly okay.
But the Salvation Army is not that's objectionable.
And also quickly and there's a broader discussion here about retailers it -- very careful they don't want to offend people but less than less than them using the word Christmas and we know from Rhode Island to -- -- not all the Christmas tree anymore.
Well that's right and look NN look as far south as the panhandle of Florida.
We have a story where they had a nativity scene out of part of the the local elementary school for some thirty years.
So one complained and as a result they took the baby Jesus Shannon and literally.
-- as they replaced the baby Jesus with frosty the snowman and they've stopped.
Jesus the baby Jesus into a closet.
The tolerant people the progressive society be in the into this world that we're in now where everything is it's it's of free rein over everything except.
Items that to reflect the Christian -- those get shoved back in a -- into the clause.
Well we know that you trapeze and people get riled up this time of -- so hot start thanks for given us updated.
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