Like black face, Ku Klux Klan sheets and hoods are so out of bounds they shouldn't even be a blip on the radar screen. We don't even like to think about people entertaining the idea of letting their kids wear them -- or being so lax about checking their kid's costumes that a huge misstep like this could ever occur. Your children may not be mature enough to understand what's appropriate and what isn't, but you are. Know what your kids will be wearing for Halloween, and make sure it's in good taste.
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