I’m going to put it flat out. There is no “War on Christmas.” No one perpetuates mass-bombings of Churches, Christians aren’t murdered in cold blood around the holidays, and authorities aren’t trying to prohibit the right to celebrate Christ’s birth. Most of all, being asked to say “Happy Holidays” in a public setting rather than “Merry Christmas,” is not discriminatory or rude.
To say “Merry Christmas” to someone you do not know assumes that they share a Christian faith background, or even a faith tradition at all. According to the Pew Research Center, one third of American adults consider themselves “Not Religious.” Considering the number of people who explicitly... Continue Reading