Texas passes bill to protect ‘Merry Christmas’ from politically correct opposition
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Teachers in Texas will soon be legally protected when they mention the ‘C’ word in class. That’s right — ‘Christmas.’
On Monday, state legislators in Austin, Tx. sent Governor Rick Perry its ‘Merry Christmas’ bill, crafted in a bid to fight off political correctness related to the Christian holiday and protect teachers from any lawsuits related to the holiday. It passed in the state legislature Friday.
State representative Dwayne Bohac introduced Bill 308, aka ‘The Merry Christmas Bill,’ just before Christmas last year, inspired by his son who, one day, excitedly told his father about the thrill of decorating the school’s ‘holiday’ tree with ‘holiday’ decorations.
“I was a little bit flabbergasted and a little bit upset that we’ve become so politically correct that we can’t call a federal holiday by its name,” the legislator told Fox News in Austin.
“Teachers have enough on their plate to…
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