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The 2003 “Christmas Field Guide” issued by clothiers Abercrombie & Fitch included nude and sexually suggestive photographs of young models.


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A Christian group called for a boycott of Wal-Mart after the mega-retailer instructs employees to say “Happy Holidays” in place of “Merry Christmas.”


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Target banned use of the phrase “Merry Christmas” in its stores and promotional material.


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E-mail proposes an effective scheme for overwhelming the ACLU‘s operations with Christmas cards.


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The Best Buy chain is eschewing use of the word “Christmas” in their 2006 holiday advertising.


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Walter Reed Hospital will accept Christmas cards addressed to “A Recovering American Soldier.”


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Americans can send holiday cards to service members and veterans through the “Holiday Mail for Heroes” program.


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A 2007 Lowe’s holiday catalog advertised Christmas trees as “family trees.”


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Santa’s ‘Ho Ho Ho‘ has been changed to ‘Ha Ha Ha’ in Australia because women felt insulted by the original phrase.


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The Home Depot web site includes no mention of Christmas.


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The White House has decreed that its 2011 Christmas trees will be referred to as “Holiday trees” and will not display ornaments bearing religious themes.


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A Thanksgiving 2009 advertising circular issued by Best Buy wished readers a “Happy Eid al-Adha.”


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Facebook is barring users from posting images of nativity scenes.


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Christmas lights have been banned in Cardwell, Australia, due to complaints from Muslim residents.


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A fourth-grade student was suspended for saying ‘Merry Christmas’ to his teacher.