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Alabama School Bans Word 'Easter'
breitbart ^ | march 26, 2013

Posted on 03/26/2013 1:54:36 PM PDT by lowbridge

Boys and girls at an Alabama elementary school will still get to hunt for eggs – but they can’t call them ‘Easter Eggs’ have the principal banished the word for the sake of religious diversity.

“We had in the past a parent to question us about some of the things we do here at school,” said Heritage Elementary School principal Lydia Davenport. “So we’re just trying to make sure we respect and honor everybody’s differences.”

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Alabama
KEYWORDS: alabama; arth; easter; leftismoncampus; multiculturalism; pc; principal; publicschools; purge
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1 posted on 03/26/2013 1:54:36 PM PDT by lowbridge
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To: lowbridge

Ironic... aren’t there pagan origins of the word “Easter”?

OK... OK... we won’t say “Easter” -

we’ll say “Jesus’ Resurrection Day”!


2 posted on 03/26/2013 1:57:53 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: lowbridge

Wow..I read that Alabama is a very conservative state.


3 posted on 03/26/2013 1:58:01 PM PDT by mirkwood (project gutenberg)
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To: lowbridge

Too bad that pesky Bible show is on tv to remind everybody about it!


4 posted on 03/26/2013 1:58:28 PM PDT by cotton1706
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To: lowbridge

By screwing up for everybody BUT that one person...
Maybe a whole bunch of people should sue for the right to call them “Easter Eggs?”


5 posted on 03/26/2013 1:59:56 PM PDT by Little Ray (No "Comprehensive" Immigration Reform. Fortifiy the Borders First.)
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To: lowbridge
A .. ay ... one ... uno ... A ...parent (singular) .. one ...A parent ... in the past, a long time ago, no longer lives here (if ever did), A single parent ... asked a question ... not demanded, not threatened, just question ...

And a whole anti-Christian policy is developed.

Friggin' Satanists

6 posted on 03/26/2013 2:00:06 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: lowbridge

banning words like Easter is honoring and respecting everyone?

does he know the definition of “everyone”?


7 posted on 03/26/2013 2:00:33 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: mirkwood

publik skoolz are the same everywhere, it doesn’t matter what state


8 posted on 03/26/2013 2:00:57 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: MrB

BEST POST


9 posted on 03/26/2013 2:01:18 PM PDT by NEMDF
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To: lowbridge
“We had in the past a parent to question us about some of the things we do here at school,”....

Is that really how the principal said it?? Toastmasters/literacy program, anyone?

On top of it, so what. We have to bend over and give up everything for one person?

10 posted on 03/26/2013 2:02:36 PM PDT by Borax Queen
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To: lowbridge

“Heritage Elementary School”

IS this satire?


11 posted on 03/26/2013 2:03:51 PM PDT by Augustinian monk
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To: GeronL
does he know the definition of “everyone”?

Does he know the definition of respece? No.

12 posted on 03/26/2013 2:04:01 PM PDT by Lion Den Dan
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To: Borax Queen

Say it with a 7/11 Indian accent and it sounds right.


13 posted on 03/26/2013 2:04:16 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: lowbridge

hmmm, Huntsville area.


14 posted on 03/26/2013 2:04:46 PM PDT by nolongerademocrat ("Before you ask G-d for something, first thank G-d for what you already have." B'rachot 30b)
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To: lowbridge

Lydia Davenport needs to be charged with child abuse and treated accordingly.


15 posted on 03/26/2013 2:06:02 PM PDT by Noumenon (One individual with courage, determination and a rifle can change the course of history.)
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To: lowbridge

Good grief, some touchy parent (s) to make a complaint over this. Easter is just the time of the season, these little kids can do the Easter egg hunts/games and fun activities and being outdoors (for exercise, too). People realize what the meaning of Easter is. This is an activity for small children. Get a life to those who want to punish the child’s innocent fun.


16 posted on 03/26/2013 2:07:37 PM PDT by Christie at the beach
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To: MrB
OK... OK... we won’t say “Easter”

Isn't "Easter" a derivation of a heathen name for a Spring Celebration?

17 posted on 03/26/2013 2:08:25 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (And winter is coming.)
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To: lowbridge

“A bunny is a bunny and a rabbit is a rabbit.”

And an idiot is an idiot...


18 posted on 03/26/2013 2:08:40 PM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: lowbridge
Anyone remember this one from a couple of years ago? Spring spheres. These people are nuts.
19 posted on 03/26/2013 2:10:55 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: Billthedrill

Even after this!!!!!!!!

http://madisonweeklynews.com/faith-brought-beloved-principal-back-from-coma-and-back-to-heritage-elementary/


20 posted on 03/26/2013 2:12:15 PM PDT by SonnyBubba
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To: Mike Darancette

That’s what I was saying, iirc, the origins of the name are pagan.


21 posted on 03/26/2013 2:12:57 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: lowbridge; GiovannaNicoletta; F15Eagle; .45 Long Colt; Buddygirl; Former Fetus; Bockscar; ...

Baptist Ping


22 posted on 03/26/2013 2:13:10 PM PDT by WKB ( Remember "Bush Lied and People Died" Now it's "People died and Obama Lied")
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To: Mike Darancette

“Jesus is Risen! Hide all the eggs...”

Nope, never heard that anywhere in church.


23 posted on 03/26/2013 2:13:56 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Lion Den Dan; GeronL
Does he know the definition of respece? No.

Um... i don't, either...
24 posted on 03/26/2013 2:14:30 PM PDT by SpinnerWebb (In 2012 you will awaken from your HOPEnosis and have no recollection of this... "Constitution")
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To: lowbridge

America is at war with stalinism.

This is not an isolated, nor spontaneous event.


25 posted on 03/26/2013 2:14:36 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: Billthedrill
I didn’t know of this. Talk about indocrinatination or just changing traditions right before your eyes. The liberals want a non religious country. If people cannot see that, they are clueless or too mellow- hearted and or going along in agreement.
26 posted on 03/26/2013 2:17:05 PM PDT by Christie at the beach
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To: lowbridge
If Easter Eggs are good enough for the First Family....

They ought to be good enough for these kids in Alabama.

27 posted on 03/26/2013 2:21:16 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: mirkwood

Well, the NEA ain’t “very conservative” even in Alabama!


28 posted on 03/26/2013 2:22:21 PM PDT by zerosix (Native sunflower)
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To: GeronL

Thay shure r. Izn’t it wunderfull.


29 posted on 03/26/2013 2:27:37 PM PDT by laplata
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To: Borax Queen
"A parent in the past asked us about some of the things we do here at school."

Could that be teaching kids to read (oops, how insensitive of me, I'm assuming that they do teach kids to read), teaching kids to add 2+2=whatever they want it to be, teaching kids to write, spell, or merely teaching kids anything at all?

30 posted on 03/26/2013 2:29:35 PM PDT by zerosix (Native sunflower)
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To: laplata

We want our Mussie Eggs!


31 posted on 03/26/2013 2:29:49 PM PDT by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: MrB

Right, both the eggs and the name Easter are pagan elements, so I can’t get real upset about this one. They might as well call them “spring fertility eggs” for all they have to do with Jesus.


32 posted on 03/26/2013 2:31:39 PM PDT by Boogieman
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To: lowbridge

Groundwork for the continued islamization of America.


33 posted on 03/26/2013 2:32:16 PM PDT by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: lowbridge

“So we’re just trying to make sure we respect and honor everybody’s differences.”

How does banning a word that is significant to 80+ percent of the population respecting anything? This is an ignorant action taken by silly people!


34 posted on 03/26/2013 2:32:54 PM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the American Revolution 2013 and the Crusades 2013?)
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To: nolongerademocrat

African-American with accolades from professional organizations listed on her page. Obviously, she checked her common sense and critical thinking skills at the door so she could progress in the field of education. All the markings of a card-carrying leftist. I really, really had to fight the urge to send her a nasty e-mail, It is getting harder and harder to have any respect whatsoever for those “educating” our children these days. Thank heavens mine are grown.

http://hrtg.madisoncity.k12.al.us/?PageName=’PrincipalsCorner';


35 posted on 03/26/2013 2:34:28 PM PDT by RatRipper (Self-centeredness, greed, envy, deceit and lawless corruption has killed this once great nation.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks lowbridge.


36 posted on 03/26/2013 2:40:22 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: Jyotishi

“Groundwork for the continued islamization of America.”

Exactly. Yet hundreds of millions, if not billions, of people are insulted and offended that islam and it’s promotion of violence is allowed to exist, so when will it be banned?


37 posted on 03/26/2013 2:41:09 PM PDT by This I Wonder32460
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To: MrB

LOL!


38 posted on 03/26/2013 2:43:43 PM PDT by Borax Queen
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To: zerosix

You’re right, plus, teaching that any white person alive today is guilty of events that happened hundreds of years ago..


39 posted on 03/26/2013 2:46:22 PM PDT by Borax Queen
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To: lowbridge
we’re just trying to make sure we respect and honor everybody’s differences

How do you honor someone's differnce when you don't let them share it with others?

-PJ

40 posted on 03/26/2013 2:46:44 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: mirkwood; wintertime; metmom

“Wow..I read that Alabama is a very conservative state.”

Don’t take this personal mirkwood, but WHEN ARE YOU PEOPLE GOING TO REALIZE WHO RUNS THE SCHOOLS.

Alabama, Texas (see tagline), EVERY DAMN STATE. In some states they are closer to the overall political leanings of the people, but I’m not even sure the people in the hard-blue states are as WHACKED OUT as the teachers and the others running the schools. It’s that bad - and they keep THROWING IT IN YOUR FACE, but you figure - it can’t happen here, happens only in those nutty places. Well, the last time that I checked, Alabama was quite red and far from “nutty”.

(again, this isn’t directed at you...it’s for everyone)


41 posted on 03/26/2013 2:47:50 PM PDT by BobL (Look up "CSCOPE" if you want to see something really scary)
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To: lowbridge

And that, my friends, is why we should separate school and state.


42 posted on 03/26/2013 2:59:56 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Drag Me From Hell!)
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To: This I Wonder32460

“Groundwork for the continued islamization of America.”

> Exactly. Yet hundreds of millions, if not billions, of people are insulted and offended that
> islam and it’s promotion of violence is allowed to exist, so when will it be banned?

When enough people realize that Islam is a terrorist cult:

The Innocent Prophet YouTube - Standup America Now

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7gwcuG2jb9k&bpctr=1362767990

Islam What the West Needs to Know Youtube

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HnxDer1fqVA

Prophet of Doom by Craig Winn

http://www.prophetofdoom.net


43 posted on 03/26/2013 3:03:13 PM PDT by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: Political Junkie Too

To be liberal, we have to ban Christmas, Easter, remove all religious symbols from public view, etc. That’s how to be liberal and honor everyone’s views and beliefs.


44 posted on 03/26/2013 3:05:52 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: cotton1706

I don’t know about no Bible show but Easter ain’t in the Bible.


45 posted on 03/26/2013 3:20:16 PM PDT by BipolarBob (Happy Hunger Games! May the odds be ever in your favor.)
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To: lowbridge

Won’t be long before this “principal Lydia Davenport”
along with the entire districts school board feel the wrath of Americas Christians.
Go to it folks, sic em.


46 posted on 03/26/2013 4:02:30 PM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO))
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To: Dilbert San Diego
Yeah, to honor someone's difference is not let them be themselves, but to force them be just like me.

-PJ

47 posted on 03/26/2013 4:41:53 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: lowbridge

Don’t the good people down there in Alabama own any tar and feathers?


48 posted on 03/26/2013 4:47:08 PM PDT by Gritty (Our masters in Washington are afraid of a populace which cannot be subdued by tyrants-Jeff Cooper)
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To: Gritty
Don’t the good people down there in Alabama own any tar and feathers?

Maybe it's time to put those water hoses back into use.

49 posted on 03/26/2013 4:47:52 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: lowbridge; Revolting cat!

Well the White House may be having an April 1st egg hunt on Monday (if the sequ’easter doesn’t stop it).


50 posted on 03/26/2013 5:01:31 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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