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No Shopping on Thanksgiving


Erin Manning sends this along, from a Thinking Housewife post, reportedly from a Toys R Us store. Erin says she’s not going to Christmas-shop at all anymore at stores that force employees to work on Thanksgiving. And she wishes more people would join her.

From the BoycottShoppingOnThanksgivingDay Facebook page, a list of stores that force employees to work on Thanksgiving Day, and those that give employees the day off:



Three cheers for P.C. Richard & Son, for putting people before profits:

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Rod Dreher is a senior editor at The American Conservative. He has written and edited for the New York Post, The Dallas Morning News, National Review, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, the Washington Times, and the Baton Rouge Advocate. Rod’s commentary has been published in The Wall Street Journal, Commentary, the Weekly Standard, Beliefnet, and Real Simple, among other publications, and he has appeared on NPR, ABC News, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, and the BBC. He lives in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, with his wife Julie and their three children. He has also written four books, The Little Way of Ruthie Leming, Crunchy Cons, How Dante Can Save Your Life, and The Benedict Option.

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