Make Halloween a Federal Holiday!
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Make Halloween a Federal Holiday!

    1. George Simpson
    2. Petition by

      George Simpson

      Brooklyn, NY

We must stop the war on Halloween. It is a sacred day for most Americans, and a precious part of our shared cultural heritage, yet it doesn't receive the esteem it deserves.

We call for Halloween to be firmly established as a federal holiday with paid time off as our national birthright.

We demand an end to any and all attempts to undermine Halloween's observance, including but not limited to: homework, toothbrushes given out as "treats," banning costumes in schools and the workplace, so-called "hell houses" and other non-secular Halloween "alternatives," razor blades hidden inside irresistible candy apples, gang shootings, overbearing bureaucratic responses to isolated incidents during public celebrations, bed times, candy rationing, no trespassing signs, and Michael Myers (taking it too far, man).

Halloween has been around longer than any other public holiday aside from Christmas. It's high time we recognize that "gay Christmas" is too important for any American to give up on. We must fight for Halloween together.

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    • saundra goehner MORRIS CHAPEL, TN
      • about 24 hours ago

      Because it's always been a great holiday for the family and we have always celebrated it...

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    • mike culver LONG BEACH, CA
      • 2 days ago

      im a zombie

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    • Eladio Chavez Jr. ORLANDO, FL
      • 14 days ago

      I feel it is important because Halloween seems to receive mostly negative attention as it should not becuase of what it has become during present day which is more of a celebration.

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    • Brett Lieffers APOPKA, FL
      • 15 days ago

      Because it's the right thing to do

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    • Elys Clark MELBOURNE, FL
      • 16 days ago

      Because it's something to celebrate especially for its history.

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