Irony Alert: Atheist Billboard Urging People To Skip Church Features Two Devout Christians

American Atheists recently put up new billboards in several cities urging people to celebrate Christmas by skipping church. One of their ads, however, features two women who are Christians in real life. It’s an ironic twist, but it’s hardly the group’s fault.

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Atheist Group’s New Billboards Urge Doubters to “Make Christmas Great Again” By Skipping Church

American Atheists just revealed their 2016 holiday billboard campaign. Once again, they’re urging people who are on the fence about religion to skip church.

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Atheist Group Puts Up Scarlet A Display in Arlington Heights (IL) Park to Counter Nativity Scene

For the fifth straight year, the Freedom From Religion Foundation chapter in Chicago has put up an atheist display at North School Park in the city of Arlington Heights to counter a Nativity scene also on the property. This year, the atheists put up a five-foot-tall Scarlet A:

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Podcast Ep. 136: Dr. Steven Tomlins, Atheist Bus Campaign Researcher

Our latest podcast guest is Dr. Steven Tomlins, a researcher and graduate of the University of Ottawa who has just co-edited a new academic book called The Atheist Bus Campaign: Global Manifestations and Responses. It looks at the various atheist advertising campaigns — billboards, bus ads, and the like — all over the world.

We spoke about how this idea went viral, which kinds of ads are more successful, and whether the media coverage matters more than the messages themselves.

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Albuquerque Billboard Reads “Keep Religion OUT of Government”

A billboard that just went up in Albuquerque, New Mexico has a timely message:

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