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Atheist billboard attacks Romney’s
faith, but Mormons say it's misleading

CNN, by Dan Merica

Original Article

Posted By:Scottyboy, 10/21/2012 4:17:40 PM

Washington – When he campaigns in southern Florida on Monday, Mitt Romney will have an unwelcome traveling partner: a mobile billboard attacking his religion. The billboard on wheels, sponsored by American Atheists, attacks the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for its treatment of African-Americans and gays, though the church says the attacks are inaccurate. The billboard, which American Atheists says will follow the Romney campaign for seven days, features two messages on Mormonism: “No Blacks Allowed (until 1978)” and “No Gays Allowed (Current).”

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....as opposed to 0bama's former church where patriotic Americans were not allowed?
But seriously, Romney should wear this attack by these deophobic morons as a badge of honor.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: cactus, 10/21/2012 4:30:46 PM     (No. 8950742)

Sounds like the atheists have their own version of Westboro (non)Baptists picketers. Hopefully they will be picketed too.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 10/21/2012 4:32:31 PM     (No. 8950746)

Atheist`s can never be content to just not believe in God. They have to become radicalized in their fervor. Of course, they only attack Christians but never speak out against islam. Kind of like vegans. They want everyone else to stop eating meat because they don`t.

Cowards all of them.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: fireman28, 10/21/2012 4:33:48 PM     (No. 8950750)

If you are against all religions why do you single out Mormons?

FTA - The first line is a reference to the church’s practice of denying lay priesthood to black male members until 1978.

There is a BIG difference between not allowing Priest and regular members. Totally misleading (lying) billboard.

And yes, OP - where were the billboards in 2008?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: swimmerkennedy, 10/21/2012 4:38:16 PM     (No. 8950757)

Atheists my butt. This is Team Obama.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: horacer, 10/21/2012 4:45:36 PM     (No. 8950772)

I expect the attacks on the LDS church to intensify and get very ugly. Janet Napalitano used such attacks thru a surrogate to win her first gubernatorial election against a Mormon.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Theeo, 10/21/2012 4:47:43 PM     (No. 8950776)

Parse Atheist: two syllables, A & Theist = A God. Therefore, air heads outwardly identified with God but in denial during life until death bed outreach.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Lucky4, 10/21/2012 5:21:56 PM     (No. 8950840)

Why aren't they following Obama?
Oh because he really is not into God, he is into Allah.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Chief1942, 10/21/2012 5:34:19 PM     (No. 8950861)

Where was this bunch when Harry Reid was running for re-election in Nevada? Harry is an LDS member himself. Oh! I forget, he's a Progressive/Socialists first, a Mormon second. Talk about hypocracy. These people need to be institutionalized.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: mitzi, 10/21/2012 6:52:49 PM     (No. 8950983)

I don't understand why atheists are concerned about the Mormons alleged discrimination.

I thought atheists didn't care about religion.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: greyseal, 10/21/2012 8:28:23 PM     (No. 8951134)

So when are the Mormons gonna riot? They gonna march on the Federal offices in Salt Lake and kill the bureaucrats?

greyseal

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Reply 11 - Posted by: radrelic, 10/21/2012 8:58:57 PM     (No. 8951187)

What tangled webs are woven?

It will either fly or backfire. People are getting tired of this IMO.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: MickTurn, 10/21/2012 11:37:53 PM     (No. 8951407)

So how does this work...Atheists who know nothing about religion are supposed experts? How does that happen?

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