Officials in one California city have bowed to public pressure and won't be using the word "Christmas" in the name of its upcoming parade.
The town of Merced has held a Christmas parade every year since 1995. It was originally called the "Christmas Parade," but officials this year decided to change the name to the "Downtown Holiday Parade." The event is schedule for Saturday, December 5.
Nate Kellum, senior counsel with the Alliance Defense Fund (ADF), says acknowledgment of the Christmas holiday is protected by the U.S. Constitution...