Rhode Island governor gets rid of capitol 'Christmas' tree
A battle is brewing in Rhode Island and you can weigh in with other Americans to stop this War on Christmas!
November 30, 2011
Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee does not like a Christmas tree being called a Christmas tree. So he is changing it. According to FoxNews, Gov. Chafee has said the Christmas tree in the State House Rotunda in Providence, as of this year, will be called a "holiday" tree.
Thus the War on Christmas continues. Those like Gov. Chafee don't like the fact that the Christmas tree is identified with the Christian faith.
But Rep. Doreen Costa, called the governor a "Grinch."
She has decided to erect her own Christmas tree - at the State House. And she plans on lighting it on Dec. 6 - the same day Chafee plans to host the official "holiday" tree lighting event.
"We're going to sing Christmas carols and drink hot chocolate," she said. "And I'm going to make a sign - Christmas tree lighting to the right and holiday tree to the left. We'll see who gets the crowd."
This is ridiculous and a slap in the face to the Christian community in Rhode Island. Everyone knows trees displayed at the Capitol in December are to celebrate Christmas, a special holiday in the life of Rhode Island and in the life of our country.
Urge Gov. Chafee to rescind his decision and apologize to the people of Rhode Island for promoting this politically correct liberal thinking at the expense of the true history and heritage of the Christmas tree.
Even if you don't live in Rhode Island, take a moment to personally call Governor Chafee's office and let them know your thoughts. His number is (401) 222-2080.
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