Thursday, December 01, 2005

Great News! Walgreens Says "Next Year Will Be Different"

Another AFA update on the Christmas tree vs Holiday tree issue.

Send A Polite Letter To Kmart/Sears Asking Them To Do The Same

Dear Travis,

Because of your efforts, Walgreens has released the following response: "Next year, you can be assured our advertising will better incorporate 'Christmas,' and our holiday trees will be called Christmas trees. Unfortunately, all of this years December ads are already printed, so it's too late to make changes for this season."
In addition, Lowe's has released a statement saying they now refer to all trees as "Christmas Trees" and have removed all signs that previously calling them "Holiday Trees."
Your actions are bringing good results! We are hearing that many retailers are re-thinking their banning Christmas. Keep up the good work!
Would you please send the enclosed polite letter to Kmart/Sears asking them to make Christmas an integral part of their promotions and advertising next year? We feel there is good reason to believe Kmart/Sears might honor your request. We will keep you informed as to their response.
Additionally, and this is very important, please forward this to your family and friends. We need as much support as we can get in this effort.

Click Here To Send Your Letter Now!

Thanks for caring enough to get involved.
Donald E. Wildmon, Founder and Chairman-American Family Association

BBS Comments: I am glad stores are allowing Christmas trees to be called just that, Christmas trees. I think this example of Walgreens and Lowe's really shows what a kind respectful Christian appeal can do. Keep up the good work AFA!


MVB said...

Wow, good work! But my sister works at Walgreens, so I've been there many times. They seem to have a lot of CHRISTMAS decorations and stuff....

Jon Johnston said...

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Reggie said...

It’s the year 2005. The place: United States of America. The moral quandries are: Freedom of speech includes pornography, rap singers telling us how to kill people day and night, the KKK being allowed to march as long as they don’t have a Christmas Tree in front of them. But you cannot wish someone a ”Merry Christmas”, because that message of love, peace, joy, and sharing is a violation of some mythical “separation of church and state” clause supposedly secretly inserted into the Constitution, but that no one can seem to find its location when asked to show where it is.

BTW, I have changed my Blog address so you can update your Blogroll. Thanks, and keep up the good work!