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I doubt it because on my planet you already said this and I already responded to it in my last post.
"more than likely" and "probably" are words used by people that have no #ing clue. Don't give me that probably crap. Yes someone has to pay to put it up. Someone pays to maintain it. Baby jesus gets a little ragedy after years of weather, abuse, and theft. This stuff does not appear and put itself up by magic.
Originally posted by Algernonsmouse
This is not a democracy so what is your point?
You do not understand the "respecting any religion part" then? That is too bad because it is exactly why you are wrong.
I love Christmas.
I do not love how Christians hijacked it and now want to cry if they do not get to use government funds and public space to rub it in my face.
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Originally posted by mobiusmale
Atheists do not have a "right to not have a nativity scene". Their right to religious freedom does not include a right to infringe on other people's freedom of religion, or freedom of expression.
Nor can they suddenly declare that a symbol associated with a National Holiday that has been celebrated since the nation's founding can no longer be used.
So long as their beliefs do not try to take the fun and tradition out of Christmas.
Originally posted by freetree64
reply to post by GR1ill3d
We have done horrible things....
As christians, and as israeli's...
Yet, God forgives us, as he does those, who turn to his name...
However, those who continue turn away from him, will receive, what they deserve...
Each one according to his deeds....
For they have refused his mercy, through his son, who died for all mankind.....
Originally posted by Kryties
But Christians have the right to infringe on atheists freedom of choice? This is what it looks like you are saying.
America was NOT founded as a Christian nation.
Thank you for confirming. As long as they don't conflict with the Christian view of Christmas, then they are free to do as they please.
Originally posted by GR1ill3d
reply to by mobiusmale
The good folks of Henderson County, Texas have decided to draw a line in the sand...and stand and fight for their right to continue to erect a nativity scene on the lawn of their courthouse - as they have done for 35 years.
If it were on privately owned land(s) this would be a non-issue. But since it's on a land paid for by the taxpayers (which includes Theists and Atheists), it has become such.
Seperation of Church and State...
“It sends a message of intimidation and exclusion to non-Christians and non-believers this time of year”
Originally posted by AshleyD
What kind of spineless wimp feels 'intimidated' by a nativity scene? lol
Keep in mind, their argument is based on 'intimidation,' not legalities.
Sheesh. Maybe they sleep with the lights on at night, too. Plastic baby Jesus dolls are some scary stuff, I guess.
Who are you to diminiish someone else's feelings?