Refusal of Atheist Bus Campaign Ad Sparks Community Debate

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BLOOMINGTON, IN. A ban on possibly controversial atheist advertisement by Bloomington Transit has caused a discussion within the city’s religious community.

In February, The Indiana Atheist Bus Campaign, or INABC, was refused an advertising spot by the Bloomington Transit Company, when it asked to pay for signs reading “You Can Be Good Without God” to appear on buses.  The bus company denied the proposal, citing a ban on posting controversial comments.  The INABC and the American Civil Liberties Union have since sued, arguing the vague policy allows for discrimination.  The debate has sparked a dialogue among religious leaders in the community…

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