Atheists billboard campaign targets lonely. Perversion and Christian-bashing rank high with ‘Family Guy.’ AND students miffed at Obama pick launch Notre Dame Response, prayer.
Atheists put message on high with billboards in Dallas-Fort Worth area
DALLAS/FT. WORTH — (The Dallas Morning News) These clearly aren’t signs from God.
This week, drivers in Dallas and Fort Worth will notice billboards sponsored by local atheists and agnostics.
“Don’t believe in God? You are not alone,” the billboards read. The signs, featuring a blue sky and clouds, tower over Interstate 35E and Northwest Highway in Dallas and I-35W just north of downtown Fort Worth. They will be up for four weeks. …more
‘Family Guy’ mocks being born again
American Family Association launches campaign to contact advertisers
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — (WorldNetDaily) The “Family Guy” cartoon program on the Fox television network, targeted earlier by a campaign to notify the Federal Communications Commission of its sexually suggestive content, now is in the crosshairs of another campaign urging people to contact its advertisers.
WND reported last week when the American Family Association set up a campaign for viewers to contact the FCC in protest of the program’s sexually explicit theme. Tens of thousands of complaints were submitted in just the first day over the March 8 episode, which was rated by the network as appropriate for 14-year-olds, included multiple references to homosexual sex and featured discussion of an “11-way gay orgy.”
Now the Florida Family Association has set up a link for consumers to contact the program’s advertisers directly with their concerns over the nature of the cartoon.
It cited the March 8 program content but also noted the cartoon’s attack on Christianity in the March 29 episode. …more
NOTRE DAME, Indiana (LifeSiteNews) — The University of Notre Dame’s student-formed coalition, Notre Dame Response, has announced plans for its first official demonstration in answer to the administration’s selection of President Barack Obama as its 2009 commencement speaker.
The group plans a prayer rally Sunday, April 5, 2009 at 2 p.m., held in front of the University’s Main Building following the noon Palm Sunday Mass at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart.
The student coalition was formed in response to the University’s announcement earlier this month. The University also plans to award the President an honorary doctor of laws degree during the commencement exercises.
“These faithful students need the prayerful support of everyone who is concerned that the damage done to Notre Dame’s Catholic identity by honoring President Obama will be irreparable,” said Patrick Reilly, President of the Catholic education watchdog, the Cardinal Newman Society. …more
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