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Billboard Promoting Holiday Atheism Irking Religious Revelers

11/29/2010 11:10 am 11:10:07 | Updated May 25, 2011

Among the many advertisements lining I-495 in New Jersey en route to the Lincoln Tunnel is a new one promoting atheism for the holidays rather than another gift.

The billboard shows three crowned men riding camels toward a humble manger in which a man and woman kneel beside a straw-filled bassinet, all silhouetted beneath a prominent six-pointed star. The message -- "You know it's a myth. This season, celebrate reason!" -- is emblazoned in large white letters above the nativity scene.

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