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'Santa Will Take You to Hell': The Battle Over Christmas Really Heats Up

The skirmish over Christmas in Washington state just gets funnier every day.

The skirmish over Christmas in Washington state just gets funnier every day.

Now someone wants to put up a Festivus pole in the capitol. That's hilarious enough, but it gets better.

The Westboro Baptist Church has demanded to be allowed to put up a sign that says, "Santa Claus will take you to Hell". I never thought I'd laugh at Fred Phelps and his gang of hateful loonies, but there you go.

We aren't done yet! Bill Donohue of the Catholic League has to butt in and bray, too.

PZ Myers is a biologist and associate professor at the University of Minnesota, Morris. He runs the science blog, Pharyngula.
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