Baby Jesus kicked out of Indiana high school Christmas show for violating the Constitution

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ELKHART, IN – In years past, you’d see a little drummer boy, a live Nativity scene, and a Grinch at Concord High School’s Christmas Spectacular.

But a legal Grinch says the Nativity scene violates the Constitution’s separation of church and state, so it’s right out.

And parents aren’t merry.

"Well, are we going to cancel Christmas?” asked one parent. “Isn't that what Christmas is all about? Jesus? That's the reason for the season.”

A father and son got the Indiana chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union and the Freedom From Religion Foundation to sue the school, claiming the live Nativity scene openly endorses a religion.

Catherine Kitelinger is another parent who doesn’t like the ruling. “If this father and son feel offended by it, they should just not participate and not be around it."

Some folks have gone online to support kicking baby Jesus out of the show.

“I can’t believe a public school corporation is still trying to do something like this,” wrote one person.

Another suggested the kids “do it after school hours and off school grounds.”

The school district plans to appeal the federal judge’s decision, but any hopes of a resurrection won’t happen until Jan. 7, well after Christmas, but in plenty of time for Easter.

But that’s another story.

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