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Next, They’ll Be Hunting Witches in Nova Scotia!

Posted in JREF by Skepdude on February 5, 2009

Reader Pascal Poirier tells us:

I am sure you are aware of the bus ads in London, UK.  In case you were not aware, we had recent developments in Halifax, NS, Canada, with the attempt by Humanist Canada to put the toned-down slogan “You can be good without God” on our buses.  It appears that this true statement was too controversial for the transit authorities.

This campaign was undoubtedly inspired by the currently successful bus-ad campaign in London, England, encouraged and supported by Richard Dawkins. Signs stating “There’s probably no God. Now stop worrying and enjoy your life” are seen all over that city, though Dawkins had reservations about including the word, “probably” in the text…

Yes, the Metro Transit agency in Halifax, Nova Scotia, will not allow the “You can be good without God” advertisement to appear on its buses. The agency’s very proper spokesperson said:

READ THE REST OF THIS ENTRY AT RANDI.ORG

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