City can refuse to run anti-religion sign with holiday display, Sixth Circuit rules

, The National Law Journal


A federal appeals court has ruled in favor of a Michigan city, allowing it to refuse an atheist group's request to include a sign denouncing religion as part of a public holiday display.

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  • Rabelaiser

    Gaylor: "a city may not show preference for one religion over another." Atheism is a religion?

  • Darren McKinney, Washington, D.C.

    The atheists apparrently miss the irony when they insist that "there are no gods, no devils, no angels." Since they cannot possibly know this to be factually true beyond dispute, they are effectively embracing a faith in their own "myth and superstition," are they not? And when it comes to "harden[ed] hearts and enslave[d] minds," this live-and-let-live agnostic would argue that such kill-joy atheists win the boobie prize. And no, Seth McFarlane did not put me up to saying that.

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