A Guide to “Inclusive” Christmas Decorations

“University members are...encouraged to use an inclusive approach in celebrating the holiday season," ...

A Guide to “Inclusive” Christmas Decorations
Ed. Note: Cornell does not consider mistletoe and stars diverse enough for the Christmas decorations on campus. Oops…make that “holiday” decorations.

Republished from TheDailyCaller.com, by Blake Neff, December 4, 2015.

A guide to “inclusive” Christmas decorations created by Cornell University warns that any decorations that remotely evoke religion, which includes stars and mistletoe, are incompatible with the school’s commitment to diversity.

The guidelines are buried inside a Cornell publication concerning fire safety guidelines for holiday decorations, and were first noticed by the website Campus Reform. The first half of the document concerns certain banned fire hazards, such as candles and metallic Christmas trees.

The second half of the document, though, veers off into a discussion of how to make the Christmas season more “inclusive.”

“University members are reminded to be respectful of the religious diversity of our students and colleagues and are encouraged to use an inclusive approach in celebrating the holiday season,” the document says. Students are encouraged to be more “diverse” by either focusing on winter instead of Christmas or by including decorations for multiple holidays alongside secular decorations.


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