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November 12, 2004

Is Christmas Officially Illegal This Year, Or What?

Target bans Salvation Army bell-ringers from collecting for charity outside their stores.

The article Beck links to says that Target's given rationale is that they have a "no solicitation" policy, and it was becoming "increasingly difficult" to tell other charities why they would not be excepted from that rule, as the Salvation Army was. Um, why would this be a difficult thing? Just say no.

Anyway, Target says they needed to have consistency in their policy, and so they just banned the Salvation Army, too.

I don't know. It just sounds to me like yet another corporation has decided that any visible sign of a Christian holiday is a horrible offense to some customers.


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