“While we liberals are getting our panties all up in a bunch over racist Halloween costumes, the Christian Right is focusing on… the family… as usual… and the much more important issue that is the evil and sinful nature of Halloween. To spread the gospel on the perils of the holiday, I present these five eloquent quotes against Halloween. Consider yourself warned!
1. Druid sheep murder, serious stuff.
When Pat Robertson urged his viewers to abstain from Halloween on “The 700 Club,” he made a pretty good case:
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Halloween is a festival for demonic spirits… The whole idea of trick-or-treating is the Druids would go to somebody’s house and ask for money and if they didn’t get money they’d kill one of their sheep, that was the sheep and it was serious stuff. All this business about goblins and jack-o’-lanterns all comes out of demonic rituals of the Druids and the people who lived in England at that particular time."“* Cenk Uygur, John Iadarola (TYT University), Jimmy Dore (The Jimmy Dore Show) and Wes Clark Jr break it down.
*Read more here from Katie Halper / Raw Story: Five insane quotes from the Christian Right on the evils of Halloween