If your two-month-old infant is hurt in a traffic accident, do you take him to the nearest hospital — or to a church?
Report: Parents of Injured Baby Choose Emergency Baptism Over Hospital Visit, With Fatal Consequences
In October, Ken Ham and Answers in Genesis put up a digital billboard in Times Square reading
“Suck It, atheists” “To All Of Our Atheist Friends: Thank God You’re Wrong.”
The Freedom From Religion Foundation quickly responded with a billboard of their own in the exact same location:
FFRF, a state/church watchdog and the nation’s largest association of freethinkers (atheists, agnostics), has enlisted “Saturday Night Live” alum Julia Sweeney for its rejoinder. One cube of the billboard features Sweeney’s smiling face, the other her quote: “OMG, there is no god!”
FFRF’s message will be displayed on the same digital billboard at the corner of 42nd Street and 8th Avenue as the Answers in Genesis Christian message saying. “To all our atheist friends: Thank God you’re wrong.”
Today, Answers in Genesis came back with a new billboard directed, again, toward atheists. The 30-second ad, which will run through Christmas, features the message “To All Of Our Atheist Friends: All He Wants for Christmas Is You” (which, I can only assume, means that Jesus is coming to kidnap your family). It also includes John 3:16:
It features a washed-up actor from the ’80s, a plotline with evil secular educators, and angsty Christian youth ready to reclaim their faith. In other words, this is exactly like every Christian movie you’ve (n)ever seen…
I guess Kirk Cameron was unavailable, though, so they got Erik Estrada:
Center For Inquiry Launches Digital Billboard in Times Square: ‘Millions Show Love and Gratitude Without God’
Today, the Center For Inquiry launched an ad campaign in New York City’s Times Square reminding everyone that atheists, too, can take part in this season of gratitude and giving.
The 15-second (silent) video ad includes the message: “Millions show love and gratitude without God” and features a mother hugging her daughter.
In January of 2011, Rep. Jack Kingston (R-GA) went on Real Time with Bill Maher and proudly admitted he didn’t accept evolution or climate change:
Based on what he said, he clearly didn’t understand evolution or climate change, either. (“I believe I came from God, not from a monkey.”)
I bring this up now because Buzzfeed’s Andrew Kaczynski discovered a change in Kingston’s Wikipedia page made over the summer. The section stating that Kingston was an evolution and climate change denier was scrubbed: