Happy Holidays --Yes, Holidays-- To You

Published: Wednesday, 12/14/2005 12:00 am EST

This year, it seems "Happy Holidays" has become a political expression, and it's not just because of the federal election campaign taking place over Christmas and the New Year. Objects like Christmas trees and wreaths have shed their Christian imagery to accommodate those who do not celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. While this has caused some to defend Christmas, it is a worthy of reminder that there really are other holidays celebrated by different religions that take place in December and January.

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