The American Atheists organization has trotted out its anti-Christmas — actually anti-God — billboards again: “Go Ahead and Skip Church! Just be Good for Goodness’ Sake. Happy Holidays!”
There’s so much that’s bad about this that I don’t know where to begin. First, the use of “Happy Holidays.” A holiday is a “holy day.” That’s what holiday means. “HOLY DAY” is the first definition given by Merriam-Webster.
Christmas is a holy day, the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ, for which government workers get paid for not working. I’ve never understood why the ACLU, Americans United for Separation of Church and State, and the Freedom From Religion Foundation do not go to court to get this “establishment of religion” overturned.
If these atheists were really consistent, they would demand that all governments must work on Christmas in order to demonstrate that the government is not sanctioning December 25th as a religious holy day…
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