An Atheist Group’s Adopt-a-Highway Signs, Just Outside the Creation Museum, Have Been Vandalized

In 2013, the Tri-State Freethinkers (covering parts of Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana) adopted a highway. It was more than just giving back to the community, though, because the highway they adopted included the entrance road to the Creation Museum.

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So at least one group was benefitting that community. And they were doing it by offering evidence that atheists can indeed be good without a god.

Last night, however, the atheists learned that their signs had been vandalized. (Yep, two of them.)

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It’s unclear who did it, though the culprit clearly didn’t want the group’s name to be seen by anyone. It would be a nice gesture — and a simple one — for Ken Ham to denounce the vandalism. We’ll see if he does that.

In the meantime, group President Jim Helton had an excellent response (via email):

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Helton added that the group will continue to clean up the highway with or without the signs. They should be replaced, though, since they’re state property.


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