Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Put down the baby Jesus and come out with your hands up

Here's an item from the overlap of criminology and religion... Apparently some churches and families who put out a public manger scene are tired have having the baby Jesus stolen, so they have installed it with a GPS unit to track the offender. Apparently these statues can be rather expensive, so the churches see this as cost effective (and some security companies donate their services).

Maybe for churches that can't afford satellite technology, there could be a baby Jesus that explodes in green ink if taken (like banks do to deter robbery).


Knumb said...

asploding baby jebu

Outstanding mental pic of the day. ;)

JRomamma said...

This is a new classic story to add to my memories of the holidays....exploding baby Jesus!

Thanks for sharing!