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PA County Bans All Religious Advertising On Transit To Block Atheism Message

Pennsylvania's Lackawanna County has passed an ordinance banning all religious advertising on public transit in order stop a local atheist group from running the above message. The wording from the County of Lakawanna Transit System (COLTS) reads:
COLTS will not accept advertising that promote the existence or non-existence of a supreme deity, deities, being or beings; that address, promote, criticize or attack a religion or religions, religious beliefs or lack of religious beliefs; that directly quote or cite scriptures, religious text or texts involving religious beliefs or lack of religious beliefs; or are otherwise religious in nature.
The Friendly Atheist writes: "All this just to prevent an ad that says 'Atheists.' from going on county buses." (Tipped by JMG reader Bentley)

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