What’s more green than a Christmas tree? Not cutting it down in the first place, says a pro-environment group petitioning Rockefeller Center to end its holiday tree-lighting ceremony.
The group, Save a Giant Tree, hopes to collect 10,000 signatures to persuade Rockefeller Center management to replace the tree with artwork fashioned from recycled materials.
“We want to [...]
Californians apparently werenâ€™t feeling the Christmas spirit during Merry Susan Hyattâ€™s five-month carol initiative signature collection effort.
The measure failed Friday when the final signature count turned out to be only half a percent of the required 433,971, according to the secretary of stateâ€™s office. In all, 2,176 signatures were collected in California between Nov. 2 [...]
A federal judge in Wisconsin has declared that the 50-year standing tradition of a National Day of Prayer violates the “establishment clause” of the First Amendment which creates a separation of church and state.
“I understand that many may disagree with that conclusion and some may even view it as a criticism of prayer or [...]