Atheist billboard to follow Romney campaign

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A mobile billboard criticizing The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will follow the Romney campaign for a week. The billboard, sponsored by American Atheists,

[atheists.org] A screen shot of the article on the American Atheists organization’s website shows the ad the group has released.
will make its debut at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Fla. at Monday night’s presidential debate. CNN is reportingthat the billboard saying “Shame on Mormonism” reads “No Blacks Allowed (until 1978)” and “No Gays Allowed (Current):”

The billboard’s second line refers to what American Atheists President David Silverman says is the religion’s “intolerance” and “bigotry” when it comes to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

But the church denies such categorizations. It accepts gay members, though church doctrine condemning homosexuality has not changed and the church strongly opposes same-sex marriage. Some gay rights activists say the church is subtly growing friendlier toward the LGBT community, including voicing support for some gay rights.

Read more and see the billboard at CNN.com.

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