The Twelve Rules of Christmas
The Rutherford Institute offers some clarification

It seems as if our nation is pretty confused as to what is and is not permitted at school and work with respect to recognizing the Christmas holiday. Are we allowed to sing Christmas carols? If you take your radio to work, can you listen to Christmas carols? Can kids wear "Jesus is the Reason for the Season" t-shirts to school?

Well, the Rutherford Institute has helped to clear up this mess by offering the "Twelve Rules of Christmas" which offers guidance in the present state of the law on these issues in a no-nonsense, straight-talking sort of way. The piece states:

Are children really forbidden from learning about one of the most culturally significant events because it is religious? For that matter, are adults forbidden at work or in public places to celebrate the religious aspects of Christmas?

The truth is simply that no, they are not. In fact, there are constitutionally sound principles that, if followed, will allow the religious significance of Christmas to be celebrated and taught. The following twelve rules are offered:

If you want to know the rules, you need to go read the article.


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