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Halloween Costumes Accused of Being Insensitive
RICHMOND - Some controversial costumes are raising concerns as Halloween approaches including those of Hitler and Osama Bin Laden.
year different Halloween costumes come out and it seems like every year some
costumes push the limits.
costumes can be found on different sites online. The Sikh community has been
recently speaking out against the costume and some parents agree.
"I think that Halloween is fun, so I would not
want to see those costumes out there," says parent Donna Joyce.
always trying to push the envelope," says parent Stephanie Rodriguez. "I don't
it's a surprise at all to see something controversial, I think that's sort of
the point a lot of times."
others don't think it's so harmless. The CEO of the Richmond Jewish Community
Federation says it could be highly insensitive to wear costumes like that not
knowing who may have been directly affected by figures like Hitler and Bin Laden.