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Old 06-01-2007, 04:33 AM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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WASHINGTON - When it comes to issuing stamps, the U.S. Postal Service has what might be called an eleventh commandment: "Thou shalt not celebrate religious themes."

Postal Service spokesman Roy Betts says the Citizens Stamp Advisory Committee that considers new designs for postage makes an exception for religious holidays, so stamps celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah and the Muslim Ramadan and Eid observances are allowed.

http://www.cbn.com/CBNnews/167970.aspx
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Old 06-01-2007, 07:40 AM
 
Location: Pikeville, Ky.
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WASHINGTON - When it comes to issuing stamps, the U.S. Postal Service has what might be called an eleventh commandment: "Thou shalt not celebrate religious themes."

Postal Service spokesman Roy Betts says the Citizens Stamp Advisory Committee that considers new designs for postage makes an exception for religious holidays, so stamps celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah and the Muslim Ramadan and Eid observances are allowed.

http://www.cbn.com/CBNnews/167970.aspx
And commandment number twelve should be "Thou shall not upset the ACLU lawyers"
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Old 06-01-2007, 07:44 AM
 
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And commandment number twelve should be "Thou shall not upset the ACLU lawyers"
There was no mention of the ACLU in the article.
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Old 06-01-2007, 07:57 AM
 
Location: Pikeville, Ky.
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There was no mention of the ACLU in the article.
Stretch, there was mention of an eleventh commandment though, that is what I was expanding on
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