Christians Were Offended By This Atheist Billboard Message? January 27, 2015

Christians Were Offended By This Atheist Billboard Message?

Last week, I posted about a billboard in Riverside, California put up by the Inland Empire Coalition of Reason:

Turns out some locals were very unhappy by that message even though it was aimed at non-religious people:

CBS2/KCAL9’s Adrianna Weingold spoke to a number of people who found the sign offensive.

“I’d have them take it down, because God’s real,” Colton resident Benjamin Hall said.

Is that all it takes to remove a billboard? Disagreement? Because Christians put up *way* more billboards than we do and I don’t like any of their messages…

Resident Cyndi Bulger doesn’t want it in Colton either: “Everybody’s an individual, so you shouldn’t be told how you should think or what you should believe.”

As soon as she says that to a pastor, I’ll start taking her seriously.

These comments are just silly — and they show how unnerving these harmless billboard messages can really be. That’s why I appreciate these campaigns. They show how fragile religious beliefs are. All you have to do is start challenging them, even mildly, and that façade starts to crumble.

"That's what he gets for trying to grab God's p***y!"

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