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Atheism billboards bring more national culture-war attention to Colorado

A mock-up of a billboard coming soon to a neighborhood near you.

So you thought last night's vote of the Golden City Council not to allow religious symbols on city property this year was the only local event likely to attract notice from culture warriors nationwide? Ha. As of this writing, CNN.com features a prominent link to a Channel 7 story from Thursday about atheism-touting billboards set to go up in Denver and Colorado Springs just in time for the holidays. Get ready for more segments of The O'Reilly Factor built on heated rhetoric about our fair state. To coin a phrase: Jesus Christ! -- Michael Roberts

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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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