Charlie Brown Embroiled in Christmas Controversy

A stage version of the holiday classic “A Charlie Brown Christmas” has “sparked a constitutional controversy” at a grade school in Little Rock, Arkansas. Parents were informed that students would be shuttled to and from an upcoming performance of the show at a nearby church. Fox News shares more of the story:

[A]t least one parent objected to the field trip and contacted the Arkansas Society of Freethinkers, a self-described community of atheists, agnostics and humanists.

“The problem is that it’s got religious content and it’s being performed in a religious venue and that doesn’t just blur the line between church and state — it oversteps it entirely,” attorney Anne Orsi told Arkansas Matters.

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