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Mitch Kahle

The state-church activist has made it his mission to keep governments and religion separate

By Mark Coleman

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 14, 2012

~~<p>Mitch Kahle, founder of the Hawaii Citizens for the Separation of State and Church, has often been called &quot;the Grinch who stole Christmas&quot; for his efforts at making sure local governments don't appear to be officially sanctioning religious practices or holidays, including, of course, Christmas. But Kahle doesn't mind.</p>
<p>&quot;I like Dr. Seuss,&quot; he said earlier this week, referring to the author of the famous children's book about how &quot;Grinch&quot; tried to ruin Christmas for the tiny people of Whoville.</p>
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Mitch Kahle, founder of the Hawaii Citizens for the Separation of State and Church, has often been called "the Grinch who stole Christmas" for his efforts at making sure local governments don't appear to be officially sanctioning religious practices or holidays, including, of course, Christmas. But Kahle doesn't mind.

"I like Dr. Seuss," he said earlier this week, referring to the author of the famous children's book about how "Grinch" tried to ruin Christmas for the tiny people of Whoville. Login for more...



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