The campaign to get atheist buses in Ottawa, Canada came to a standstill when the ads were rejected. Apparently, it’s too offensive to say “There’s probably no god.” Meanwhile, ads featuring Bible verses are perfectly fine in Ottawa.
However, reader Marlowe writes me with some positive news:
The good news is that City Councillor Alex Cullen will be moving to repeal the decision at the Council’s March 11th meeting. I’ve asked him what I could do to help and he advised contacting the other Council members before the meeting, asking them to allow the ads to be displayed.
If you want to see the ads appear on buses, you should tell the Council members what you think.
Tell them you want the ads to be displayed. Be polite and respectful. These are not anti-religion ads, anyway. I’m not going to reproduce their emails on this site, but you can find all their contact information here.
If you’re from Canada, or Ottawa, you have even more of an incentive to write them.
Let’s hope we hear some good news on March 12th.