It must be tough for atheists to get around during this time of year.
Storefront signs demand they enjoy their Christmas and strip them of their right to enjoy the day for non-holiday reasons. The mall Santa Claus infringes on their rights as a consumer.
Now, even public transit systems have turned against them.
The Saskatoon StarPhoenix reports that a local atheist has complained to city council that "Merry Christmas" messages posted on city bus LED signs make him feel unwelcome.
Ashu Solo claims that the messages excludes religious minorities and atheists who do not celebrate the holiday. Saskatoon councillors reportedly took less than five minutes to decide to keep the message.
One assumes the complainant will find the bravery to continue riding the bus, but he has warned that a complaint to the human rights commission is forthcoming.
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