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GUEST COMMENTARY
COMMENTARY: Labor Day and the unions’ forgotten religious roots
750 words
By ADON TAFT
c. 2013 Religion News Service

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(RNS) Of the 10 holidays recognized by the federal government, the future status of two – Labor Day and Christmas – may be short-lived. And, perhaps surprisingly, for the same reason: religion. Already, officials in many school districts and municipalities have decided references to Christmas are politically incorrect, deeming them offensive to non-Christians or those […]