The War on Thanksgiving

The War on Thanksgiving

Holidays are for family

Big box stores shouldn't be open on Thanksgiving.

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    Big businesses like Walmart talk a lot about "supporting family values." However, more and more big box retailers are starting holiday sales on Thanksgiving, preventing their employees from spending time with their loved ones on what should be a paid holiday.

    Earlier this week, Walmart posted an image on Facebook advertising a Black Friday sale starting a day early. While Walmart clearly doesn't see Thanksgiving as a holiday for families to enjoy together, judging by the 1,500 plus comments Americans feel otherwise:

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    If you're looking to support stores that won't ruin their workers' Thanksgiving, consider a locally-owned business or check out this shopping guide from ThinkProgress.

    (Also you can let Walmart have it in the comments here.)