The outs and ins of Christmas
Write to the Point
Last updated 12/19/2019 at 11:13am
By JOHN McCALLUM
I’ve been thinking about Christmas.
Right, haven’t we all. Or at least most of us in some way.
According to a 2019 report by SafeHome.org using data from various Pew Research Center surveys, nine in 10 American adults will celebrate Christmas in some way. That’s not bad considering census figures put the number of people identifying as Protestant Christians around 55 percent with about 30 percent of Americans claiming affiliation with non-Christian sects along with agnostic and atheist.
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