Bah humbug: Pennsylvania family ordered to take down Jesus Christmas display after neighbor said it was 'offensive'

Mail Online | 12/24/2017 | Jessica Finn For
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'Tis the season to get offended. A Pennsylvania family has been ordered to take down a Christmas sign that reads 'JESUS' after a neighbor complained they were offended by the decoration.

Mark and Lynn Wivell of Adams County, a Gettysburg subdivision, was told to take down their display that they put up last week by their homeowner's association.

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'As part of our Christmas decoration, we would display the name Jesus to point out to everyone that we in this family believe that the reason for the season is to celebrate the birth of Jesus,' said Mark told FOX43.

The association told the family that the Christmas display specifically went against the rules. Residents are disallowed from displaying signs, and the HOA said the festive missive was not in fact a decoration.

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'After taking a look at it, it isn't in accordance with normal Christmas decorations,' Bud Vance, the HOA president told the Gettysburg Times.

'We have ordinances with regard to Christmas decorations, and my Christmas decorations comply with the HOA ordinances on Christmas decorations,' Wivell argued to Fox 43....
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