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Old 11-17-2011, 08:56 AM
 
Location: Houston, Tx
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South Carolina cancer center becomes Sharia-compliant, bans Santa Claus

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Decorations will be "more secular and respectful to all beliefs," Agnew said. "We don't want to offend a volunteer with good intentions, but we need to think of the bigger picture. People who are Muslim or Jewish or have no religious beliefs come here for treatment," she said.
What religion does Santa represent? He has nothing to do with Christianiy. In fact, I'd say he's done more to co-opt the Christian celebration of Christmas than anything else. The only way of more secularizing Christmas I can think of would be if (God forbid) the Cardasians have a Christmas special next month.

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Old 11-17-2011, 08:57 AM
 
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Welcome to the New Liberal America. Where Liberals make sure no one's feelings get hurt, everyone deserves everything, and if you don't get it, you get to litigate until everyone else is forced to agree with you.
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Old 11-17-2011, 09:00 AM
 
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So which madh'hab specifically decreed no Santas? Hanafi? Ja'fari? Those rascally Zahiri?
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Old 11-17-2011, 09:04 AM
 
Location: New Jersey
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Welcome to the New Liberal America. Where Liberals make sure no one's feelings get hurt, everyone deserves everything, and if you don't get it, you get to litigate until everyone else is forced to agree with you.
That's funny, because South Carolina is definitely a red state..
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Old 11-17-2011, 09:13 AM
 
Location: Murika
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Incidentally, where we live, most pre-schools are run by local churches. When we shopped around for a pre-school for our daughter, we specifically asked about Santa. There were some churches where Santa was banned - because he was not Christian.

I refuse to bow to such bullcrap.
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Old 11-17-2011, 09:14 AM
 
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That's funny, because South Carolina is definitely a red state..
Liberalism is toxic. As the originator of Political Correctness, it has infected every facet of our society, no matter which state you live in. Otherwise this clinic would care less who thinks what about Santa Claus.
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Old 11-17-2011, 09:17 AM
 
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World is just beyond stupid anymore. One person gets all huffy and now every child there can't see fat old Santa to cheer em up. To kids santa is a fat guy who brings em presents. Has nothing to do with the religious aspect of the holiday.
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Old 11-17-2011, 09:23 AM
 
Location: New Jersey
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Liberalism is toxic. As the originator of Political Correctness, it has infected every facet of our society, no matter which state you live in. Otherwise this clinic would care less who thinks what about Santa Claus.
So, South Carolina is really a blue state?

Or maybe the righties there are weak in their convictions?

Guess so..
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Old 11-17-2011, 09:25 AM
 
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Won't the Jehovah's Witnesses be surprised to learn of their association with Sharia law!
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Old 11-17-2011, 04:33 PM
 
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Santa is associated with Christmas. He isn't associated with any other religion's holiday/s and Santa isn't considered a secular figure as you don't see Santa outside of the X'mas period.
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