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War on Christmas? Mom Objects to Church Field Trip

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Published on Dec 12, 2012

"A longtime holiday show, beloved by children, inadvertently sparked a controversy in Little Rock over the separation of church and state.

It happened when some teachers at Terry Elementary school sent letters home offering to shuttle first and second graders to see a stage version of "A Charlie Brown Christmas" at Agape, a local church.

"We're not saying anything bad about Charlie Brown," said Anne Orsi, a Little Rock Attorney and Vice President of the Arkansas Society of Freethinkers."*

Conservatives are in a "War on Christmas" panic after news broke out that an Atheist mother in Arkansas pulled her child out from a school trip to see a production of "It's Christmas, Charlie Brown" that was being held in a church. Was the mother and was the school being fair? Is this just desperate posturing to maintain the myth of the War on Christmas? Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian break it down.

*Read more from Jonathan Athens/ Arkansas Matters:
http://arkansasmatters.com/fulltext?n...

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