Saturday, September 17, 2011

Hypocrisy? Atheist group set to rip pages from Bible

A California organization has announced plans to gather at a Huntington Beach, Calif., pier Sept. 17 for the expressed purpose of ripping out pages of a religion's centuries-old sacred text. It is very unlikely that you are aware of this event.

A search on Google News revealed that only one newspaper nationwide gave any attention to the event. The Orange County Register ran a modest story Sept. 15 on the planned desecration.

If the organization were Christian and ripping pages from the Quran or destroying the book "Heather Has Two Mommies," it likely would have garnered media attention from sea to shining sea, with the Christians portrayed as insensitive bigots or intolerant censors. To read more, click here.

Related article: Atheist Group to Rip Up Bible Passages on Saturday

Has atheism become a religion for some people?

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