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UVA students sign petition to ban Christmas

Undercover Internet pranksters set up shop at the University of Virginia to see if they could get anyone to sign their petition to ban Christmas.

They had some success.

The camera crew calling themselves "The Hipsters Who Stole Christmas" approached students, saying they were with a group called "Students For An Intrusive Holiday Season."

"We feel like it's not really a safe space for people of different faith traditions," one of the undercover operatives tells a group students. "We're just sending a letter to the administration saying, 'This can be almost oppressive for some people.' Would you guys like to sign?"

"I will totally sign," an unidentified student says.

Here's the video clip:

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