Nursing Home Story Hour Censored, Cancelled over Christmas Theme

During a visit of children at their assisted living home, Joan Wilson read “A Charlie Brown Christmas” to some of them. When she attempted to explain the part where the nativity was mentioned, the unnamed teacher supervising the visit abruptly ended the event altogether. (Record-Eagle photo)

The Christian Post – A conservative law firm accused a Michigan-based health center of censoring two senior citizens who attempted to explain the religious meaning of Christmas to visiting children.

The First Liberty Institute sent a letter to the Kalkaska Memorial Health Center Thursday on behalf of two residents at Kalkaska Senior Living Center. At issue: incidents last December in which students from the Center’s Child Development Center and Preschool visited the residents.

During a visit, residents read Christmas-themed stories to the children. However, when resident Wilma Wells tried to explain why people celebrate Christmas, an unnamed teacher reportedly told her not to.

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