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By Tammy Bruce
Topic - David Silverman
Social media exploded Tuesday after news broke that an atheist outreach organization would be allowed at this year's Conservative Political Action Conference.
American Atheists in Utah has kicked off a new billboard campaign that plays on the pro-Mormon message of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, asking those with spiritual doubts to consider a new life path — but in a mocking manner.
Every year, Christians look forward to the Christmas tradition of atheist groups buying gigantic billboards around Times Square to openly advertise their Jesus envy.
Atheists are threatening to sue over a Princeton, N.J., planned memorial to mark the Sept. 11 terrorist attack on American soil because a metal beam that’s part of the display has a small cut-out of a Christian cross.
It was two days before the "Reason Rally" - a gathering of nonbelievers, secular humanists and agnostics on the Mall - and celebrity activist for atheism Richard Dawkins still didn't know what he was going to talk about.
The National Pinball Museum in Washington is being forced to close after just five months.
"I think this is a very disappointing turn of events. I was really looking forward to going," he said. "It is very obvious to me they were looking for a reason to say no. Christianity is bad for conservatism and they did not want that message out there."
David Silverman, president of American Atheists, said he was "surprised" and "saddened" by the decision.