Colorado: Billboards urge people to ‘skip church’ for the holidays

Colorado: Billboards urge people to ‘skip church’ for the holidays
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[Ed. – Why?]

There were new billboards up along Interstate 25 that caught the eyes of drivers Monday.

The billboards were put up by the American Atheists.

They say, “Go ahead and skip church! Just be good for goodness sake. Happy holidays!” …

The American Atheists insist the signs aren’t an attack on Christmas.

“We’re trying to be inclusive of everyone in Christmas and saying that anyone can celebrate it. It shouldn’t be viewed strictly as a Christian holiday,” said American Atheists spokesman Randy Gotovich. …

“People celebrate the birth of Christ and that’s perfectly fine. The other side of it is inherently secular: spending time with family, swapping gifts, having a meal together. That’s not inherently religious,” said Gotovich.

They’re trying to embrace the good things of the holiday without connecting it to religion.

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