Let’s hear it for how great religiosity is, how it makes everyone so moral and upright, how it promotes compassion and peace. Let’s hear about how, if atheists ran everything, things would be no better than they’d been in the “wild west” because those atheists have no morals and will abuse, hurt and even kill others at will.

Yeah, let’s hear all of that crap. At the same time, we’d have to ignore the fact that threats have been made against a landowner, over an atheist billboard in Cincinnati (as reported by the Kentucky Post):

Godless Billboard Moved After Threats

In the wake of multiple, significant threats, the downtown billboard that says “Don’t Believe In God? You are not alone” came down early Thursday morning. …

The group that funded the billboard, the United Coalition of Reason, was contacted by Lamar Advertising of Cincinnati. Lamar reported that the landowner of the site had been threatened over the billboard’s message and wanted it taken down.

The billboard has been relocated to a place where threats will — hopefully — not force it down again:

The new location on the 6th Street Expressway, U.S. Highway 50, is owned by Lamar and therefore isn’t subject to landowner restrictions. The billboard will face east, visible on the left to traffic traveling west out of the city across the viaduct toward the suburbs of Delhi and Price Hill.

Definitely this is a case of religionists expressing their compassion for others and their peaceful ways. They truly are compassionate and peaceful … but only where other believers are concerned. When it comes to atheists and their billboards, the compassion and peace fly right out the window. How nice.

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