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In Christmas Wars, It’s All or Nothing

posted on November 29, 2012

For The Washington Post, Charles C. Haynes reports on the conflict between atheists and religious groups over public holiday displays. Instead of attempting to ban nativity scenes, atheists are increasingly creating their own displays to counter the religious messages. Having made their point, Haynes believes that atheist groups should “declare victory and stay home.” He writes, “[At] some point … in-your-face tactics become counter-productive and needlessly divisive.”