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Old 09-02-2013, 08:46 PM
Location: USA (dying to live in Canada)
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Originally Posted by nana053 View Post
Good luck not having your car key scratched and getting the finger pointed, and the police pulling him over
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Old 09-03-2013, 02:16 PM
Location: Earth
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Originally Posted by EverydayAddams View Post
I haven't quite made up my mind about David Silverman. Not a fan of his debate techniques, nor his ability to defend his offense, if you will. I don't know if it's fair-- or rather, a common atheistic practice--to take explicit OFFENSE to a religious display. I think the point, which I believe has been echoed by Silverman and his organization, is to promote fair/equal representation of all beliefs and non-beliefs. If 'THEIST' and 'ILUVGOD' are allowed, why not 'ATHEIST?' To that end, I admire the provocative nature of his approach. I'd still say he's a bit of a firestarter, but at the same time, he's making unequivocal legal headway on many fronts.
It's not religious display, it's religious display on public property or with public funds.
Pretty simple.
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Old 09-07-2013, 09:18 AM
Location: Upstate NY
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Originally Posted by Sweetbottoms View Post
Makes me sick. In fla we have the "in god we trust" plates... I find those offensive. Who is we? It's not me. I find people who believe jn a pretend being who okays slavery, rape, genocide, murder etc offensive.To me this is a blanket denial , of his freedom of speech and "religion" or lack there of.

New Jersey rejects 'ATHEIST' vanity plate for being offensive - Autoblog

Well, in both FL and NJ, you can get a "Choose Life" license plate. Not so, in the once-great state of NY. Apparently, each state has a a board of bureaucrats who decide what's offensive.

BTW, I don't find a declaration that one is an atheist (even though I'm not) offensive. Just get a bumper sticker. That way you're not giving the state any more money.
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