“We are trying to reach
our audience, and sometimes in order to reach an audience, everybody
has to hear you,” said Fred Edwords, spokesman for the American
Humanist Association. “Our reason for doing it during the holidays is
there are an awful lot of agnostics, atheists and other types of
non-theists who feel a little alone during the holidays because of its
association with traditional religion.”
In response, various Christian organizations have vowed to reply with billboards of their own. [AP, 11/12/08; gazette.com, 11/12/08]
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