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Poll: Most people are fine with religious holiday displays on public property

Poll: Most people are fine with religious holiday displays on public property

It seems like every time a holiday rolls around, so too does the debate over whether traditional religious displays should be allowed to appear on public property.

The people have spoken: According to a new Pew Research Center poll, "nearly three-quarters of U.S. adults (72 percent) favor allowing Christian symbols on government property in at least some cases. [However], nearly half of Americans (48 percent) express reservations about these displays."

Interestingly, the survey also found most Americans (65 percent) "believe that the biblical Christmas story reflects historical events that actually occurred."