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Atheist Subway Ads: NY Coalition Of Atheist Groups Launches Subway Advertising Campaign

Huffington Post   First Posted: 03/18/10 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 03:25 PM ET

Are New York subway riders "good without God"?

Starting next Monday, an alliance of local groups will begin a month-long subway advertising campaign with a pro-Atheist message. The Big Apple Coalition of Reason's campaign is being funded by a $25,000 donation from an anonymous source and follows a similar bus campaign in July. Posters emblazoned with the slogan "A million New Yorkers are good without God. Are you?" will advertise the group's Web site, which features a list of affiliated organizations.

The Big Apple COR is affiliated with the larger Coalition For Reason, which professes a conciliatory attitude towards religion. The group's website says that it's working to "increase awareness of secular-minded groups" while also providing a social base for atheists.

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