Retailers who sell traditional Halloween merchandise, such as scary masks, are creating a "climate of fear", the Bishop of Bolton[, Rt Rev David Gillett,] has said.[H/T, UnexplainedMysteries.com]
"I share the view of many Christians that large retailers are increasingly keen to commercialise Halloween celebrations in a way that pressurises parents to purchase goods that promote the dark, negative side of Halloween and could encourage anti-social behaviour," he said.
I'm not even going to entertain the ridiculousness of this idea. At any rate, I still think these guys are missing the truest of the true evil holidays.