Christmas carol ‘Silent Night’ sanitized by PC police in New York elementary school

Christmas carol ‘Silent Night’ sanitized by PC police in New York elementary school

silent-choirWhy even bother singing “Silent Night” if you are going to change the lyrics? But that is exactly what school officials did at the Ralph J. Osgood Intermediate School on Long Island.

Somebody determined that the Christmas song “Silent Night” should be altered to remove the lines “round yon virgin, mother and child,” “Christ the Savior is born,” and “holy infant.”

The Daily Mail reported that “Kings Park Central School District Board of Education issued an apology Thursday after a video surfaced of the revised ‘Silent Night.”

A mother of one of the students, Jackie McDonald, “walked out of the performance” as reported by the local CBS affiliate. One dad said,

“It’s offensive. If you’re going to remove words to not offend other religions, what about the religion that that song belongs to, which is Christianity?”

Watch the progressively sanitized version here:

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