NY State Senator Wants Atheist 'Nobody Needs Christ' Christmas Ad Removed From Times Square
A Republican senator in New York has opposed and is finding ways to remove a new billboard launched by the American Atheists group in Times Square that claims "nobody" needs Christ during Christmas.
State Sen. Andrew Lanza from Staten Island, N.Y., is running a petition calling for "the immediate withdrawal" of the advertisement, a 40'x40' billboard that uses motion graphics to ask "Who needs Christ during Christmas?" and then crosses out the word "Christ" and replaces it with "Nobody."
The petition will be forwarded to the Mayor's Office, the City Council, the State Attorney General's office and the Times Square merchant community, according to CBS....