And easy-going Christians are a critical part of it:
The 2006 Gallup Halloween poll found 12% of Christians (versus only 3% of non-Christians) citing personal objections to the holiday on religious grounds. But despite this, Christians were no less likely than non-Christians to say they usually pass out candy (65% vs. 62%) or to say they usually decorate their homes for Halloween (44% each). Similarly, this year’s survey finds virtually no difference between the percentages of Christians and non-Christians saying they are buying Halloween candy or decorations.
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