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Battle over coastal Xmas
display goes to LA court

Associated Press, by Gillian Flaccus

Original Article

Posted By:JoniTx, 11/18/2012 6:57:21 PM

LOS ANGELES- Damon Vix didn´t have to go to court to push Christmas out of the city of Santa Monica. He just joined the festivities. The atheist´s anti-God message alongside a life-sized nativity display in a park overlooking the beach ignited a debate that burned brighter than any Christmas candle. Santa Monica officials snuffed the city´s holiday tradition this year rather than referee the religious rumble, prompting churches that have set up a 14-scene Christian diorama for decades to sue over freedom of speech violations. Their attorney will ask a federal judge Monday to resurrect

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Coy860, 11/18/2012 6:59:25 PM     (No. 9022640)

Trying to take the Christ out of Christmas?
Xmas really is my pet peeve.


Reply 2 - Posted by: pearlyjo, 11/18/2012 7:17:56 PM     (No. 9022665)

Couple of thoughts: why do government employees get Christmas off as a national holiday if we are trying to "separate Church and State"? Also why are students given that day off?
Lastly, how about Christians take the $$$ out of Christmas?


   

 

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Reply 3 - Posted by: droopydog, 11/18/2012 7:18:24 PM     (No. 9022666)

I´ll bet Gillian Flatullus really got a thrill out of his little "Xmas" swipe.


Reply 4 - Posted by: Hard Nard, 11/18/2012 7:58:55 PM     (No. 9022696)

Ever wonder why atheists spend so much time and money fighting something they don´t believe in?


Reply 5 - Posted by: lavalette, 11/18/2012 8:01:02 PM     (No. 9022700)

There is a difference beteen a religious group setting up a display to honor one of their holy days, and government accomodating this, and a-holes demanding a right to set up nasty displays disparraging said religions. It´s all free speech, but there is a difference. And government should be under no obligation to give the a-hole the same accomodation as the legitimate groups.


Reply 6 - Posted by: asu86pe, 11/18/2012 8:26:47 PM     (No. 9022739)

#2 Let the petty atheists have their laughs in the loneliness that they live.




Reply 7 - Posted by: tomanderson61, 11/18/2012 8:42:05 PM     (No. 9022754)

I am trying not to hate people.

I am trying not to despise about 47% of this country.

I know my fellow readers here probably have much more patience, goodwill, and self control than I do.

But admit something to me. Wouldn´t you just like to kick this punks face in? I mean, you knew by reading about him that he would look something like this. Be honest, it would give great pleasure to permanently wipe that leering smirk off this perverts face, wouldn´t it?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Pook60, 11/18/2012 10:11:02 PM     (No. 9022842)

Damon Vix should honor himself by constructing a display of an extremely large sphincter.


Reply 9 - Posted by: juststop, 11/18/2012 10:39:13 PM     (No. 9022878)

Watch what happens to him.....God works in mysterious ways!!!


Reply 10 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 11/19/2012 12:49:13 AM     (No. 9022980)

Between atheist and Muzlims, we should be wiped out in no time.

I agree. They need to work on every holiday without overtime. No Christmas break at any school from now on.



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