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Storeytime 05-17-2013 10:42 PM

Merry Christmas bill passes in Texas
 
From Texas Values blog:

"Today HB 308, the “Merry Christmas” Bill, received final passage by the Texas Senate and is now headed to Gov. Perry’s desk. HB 308 makes it clear that public schools and their staff are permitted to acknowledge and educate students about historic and cultural roots of traditional winter celebrations and holidays such as Christmas, Hanukkah and others, and with school displays that can include Christmas trees, a Menorah, a Nativity scene, Santa Claus, Reindeer and more."

"The legislation also makes it clear that school districts, staff, and students are permitted to use greetings such as “Merry Christmas,” “Happy Hanukkah,” “Happy Holidays” or others. Christmas has been recognized as a federal holiday by the United States since the 1870s."

MerryCarey 05-18-2013 11:53 AM

Hooray for Texas! Good job! I'd like to see other states follow their lead.

Christmasstar 05-18-2013 12:56 PM

kind of sad they have to make a law about something that should be a given in this age of "all inclusive" preaching that is done.
I am happy to hear they are doing this.

ballcoach 05-18-2013 10:00 PM

Good for Texas!!!!!

Christmas-A-Holic 05-19-2013 06:54 AM

Glad to hear this! Makes me proud to be a Texan! =)

This is a common Christmas yard decor you see here.

http://25.media.tumblr.com/a0db07582...pdsgo1_500.jpg

ItsAWonderfulMovie 06-14-2013 02:24 PM

Merry Christmas bill passes in Texas
 
All I can say is...

God Bless Texas

and Merry Christmas!!!

"Freedom of Speech" & Common Sense became law!

sugar142286 06-14-2013 05:50 PM

This is awesome and I am so glad to see Texas doing this. Merry Christmas to Texas! :wiggy:

trackrebel 06-15-2013 01:07 AM

Very nice!!!!!!

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DoubleA 06-15-2013 03:29 AM

Well done Gov. Perry and Texas!

ballcoach 06-15-2013 06:14 AM

Wonderful! A state that realizes that our constitution says "freedom of religion" and not "freedom from religion....and every little thing that drive you nuts.""


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