NEWS FEATURE: Little-Known Stories Show Christmas Has Some Contentious Origins


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c. 2003 Religion News Service (UNDATED) Did you know Alabama was the first state to declare Christmas an official holiday? That happened in 1836, 71 years before the last state _ Oklahoma _ followed suit in 1907. Christmas is the only legal national religious holiday in the United States. While it has been less than […]

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