Press Release: Atheists to Unveil Florida Courthouse Monument

Cranford, NJ—Following a settlement with Bradford County, Florida, American Atheists will unveil a new monument in front of the Bradford County Courthouse: a 1,500-pound granite bench engraved with quotations from Thomas Jefferson, Madalyn Murray O’Hair, Benjamin Franklin, and others. The bench will sit adjacent to an existing monument featuring the Ten Commandments.

The unveiling is scheduled for June 29 at noon. It is the first atheist-sponsored monument on government property in the United States. American Atheists President David Silverman will deliver the dedication.

The monument features an excerpt from the Treaty of Tripoli, signed by President John Adams, which declares “The United States is in no sense founded on the Christian religion”; and excerpts from the Bible, quoting the biblical punishments for breaking each of the Ten Commandments–many command death.

American Atheists, along with plaintiff Daniel Cooney of Starke, filed suit in May 2012 for the removal of the Ten Commandments monument, citing separation of religion and government because the monument is on government land.

“We have maintained from the beginning that the Ten Commandments doesn’t belong on government property,” said Silverman. “There is no secular purpose for the monument whatsoever and it makes atheists feel like second-class citizens. But if keeping it there means we have the right to install our own monument, then installing our own is exactly what we’ll do.”

“The monument emphasizes the role secularism has played in American history,” said Public Relations Director Dave Muscato. “And the Bible quotes make it clear that the Ten Commandments are not the ‘great moral code’ they’re often portrayed to be. Don’t kill, don’t steal? Of course. But worship only the Judeo-Christian god? That conflicts overtly with the very first right in the Bill of Rights, freedom of religion.”

“When it comes to government and religion, there are only two ways to show equality: all or none,” said Ken Loukinen, Regional Operations Director. “I am glad that Bradford County has chosen to show equality and will be a great example for other cities in Florida and the United States.”

The monument is being furnished by American Atheists via a grant from the Stiefel Freethought Foundation.

Immediately following the unveiling, a public celebration sponsored by the Tallahassee Atheists, the Humanists of Florida, and the Florida Atheists and Secular Humanists (FLASH) is scheduled to take place at the Days Inn by the courthouse on Temple Avenue in Starke, Florida.

RSVP for the unveiling & celebration on Facebook here.

AMERICAN ATHEISTS is a national 501(c)(3) organization that defends civil rights for atheists, freethinkers, and other nonbelievers; works for the total separation of religion and government; and addresses issues of First Amendment public policy. American Atheists celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.

American Atheists, Inc.
P.O. Box 158
Cranford, NJ 07016
Tel: (908) 276-7300
Fax: (908) 276-7402

Keywords: American Atheists, Florida, monument, Bradford County, Madalyn Murray O’Hair, Ten Commandments, secular, separation of church and state, atheism, humanism, freethought

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  • Gael Murphy

    I wonder how long our bench will sit unmolested? We may need secret cameras to catch the inevitable outraged Christians when they come to mar, or destroy it.

    • Jay Klein

      So whoever destroys the monument, they will automatically be labeled a Christian…yep…that’s how it works.

      • Matthew

        No not necessarily…

        but if you would like to place a bet on it that they most likely identify themselves as Christians I would be glad to take your money.

      • Dave

        It’s not the only possible group to get pissy about it, but seeing as how it’s Florida, USA, the Christians are the largest, noisiest and most probable perpetrators of such an act.

      • Bill

        Only a Christian WOULD stoop so low. They have tiny little minds.

        • Jay Klein

          Why do you say this? How can you say this? My mind, thinking, and beliefs are overwhelmed with peace that no one can ever get from this world.

        • Small lamb

          Believers have an incredibly wide perspective as they walk the narrow road. Just as a person who fears God is not afraid of anything. However, they would not either stoop low, because they know they are made by God as an upright person with intended and good moral perspective approved by the Creator. A person who knows Christ would not do any of these things as much as an atheist would like to believe it. They would simply feel sorrow for the person who organized this event and also pray for this and other organizations like these. You wouldn’t be able to tell that they are doing this because they have faith that God sees their heart. As for people who destroy and cause arguments they don’t know Christ, nor do they have him in his heart and I pray that Christ will come into the heart of more and more of such people as I write this. That his kingdom of His good and His righteousness will come in Truth.

    • Kraig Le Fevre

      Yep lets blame the Christians when things go wrong. Lets go after Christians in believing in what Jesus taught people to do like love one another …..plain crazy idea!!

    • disqus_MNAMtCt6hW

      Of course, no Atheist would consider defacing the Christian monument. Is that what you are insinuating?

  • Frances Porgal

    I echoed Gael Murphy’s sentiments on a visit to view the monument now in place in Starke on Mother’s Day this year. I hope that I am wrong and that not only will be the bench be left alone, unmolested, but that other religions, including Muslims, Wicca, Pagans, etc., will join suit in order to keep this equally available to all.

    The Freedoms allowed by our Constitution should be for each and every one as well as those who choose to have no belief.

    We really do appreciate the co-operation of Bradford County in this endeavor and I look forward to seeing our monument being installed next month. One of many firsts I hope.

  • Jeri Martin (82 years old Jan. 3 ) worked at many jobs from age 13 to 80.

    we will see what the cristians will dc, they dis like any thing that looks like competition. I know because I went to Trevecca college,Nashville,Tn. I was told anything I questioned to have faith.
    Geraldine {Jeri} Vitatoe,Martin

  • Jr Fason

    I really like the idea of a bench gives me a place to sit as I admire the Ten Commandments and to teach my son about god

    • Matt Brannon

      That’s pretty much the difference in the monuments personified. Atheists’ actions are useful to others.

      • opa

        Oh really? Where are the atheist hospitals? The atheist charitable organizations? Like the Red Cross, which was started by Christians. The atheist universities? Many of the private colleges were started by Christians, and, sadly, they’ve been taken over by socialists and atheists. The atheist food banks? The atheist coat collection drives in the fall? The atheist suicide hot lines? The atheist help stores like Good Will, St. Vincent De Paul? Most of those are Christian started and maintained. Tell me about doing.

        • Will

          Opa, the atheists are not behind any of the institutions you mentioned. We are in the FRONT with our computers, science, medical research and medicines all developed and made by atheists.

          Also, why are you flashing your “look what christians have done” card? According to your Bible you shall not use your acts of goodness to put others down but to serve God… Read the Bible dude, it’s pretty funny.

    • Blulava

      You said, “and to teach my son about god”

      You mean, ” and to indoctrinate my son towards God”

      FTFY

      • Jay Klein

        Society indoctrinates~ If you are not influenced by God, you are influenced by man…man is just man.

    • Andrew

      Don’t forget Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny and Tooth Fairy while you are giving your mythology lesson.

      • Ken

        Andrew,

        Please answer tis question. We know time, space, and matter had a beginning all at one time. The big bang! Can we agree that that fact is not mythology?

        • chet

          God had a thought and there after we were and all things were..

        • Mike B

          I am a strong atheist, but I am also a sceptic of the big bang theory. Those who came up with that theory obviously do not understand the concept of infinity. If there was a big bang, I think it would have only affected our little dust mote collection of galaxies in the endless reaches of space. To say all of space was created in a big bang is as crazy as the creation myth.

        • Greg Adams

          No, we cannot, actually. The Big Bang is and always has been one possible explanation for the observations and evidence that scientists have found. Although it fits a lot of the current evidence, it cannot be considered a fact in the since that F=ma or E=mc^2 are considered facts. In fact, the latest theoretical ideas in M-theory and multiverses suggest that there may have actually been something before the Big Bang and that there may have been multiple Big Bangs. At this point in time, such ideas are purely conjecture, but they, too, explain some things that the Standard Model cannot. The Big Bang, as the beginning of all things, is far from settled as a fact. That is one of the great beauties of Science: nothing is ever finally settled; there’s always more to learn. Unlike Religion, which simply quits asking any questions.

    • http://none Nancy Bilheimer

      You do that. While you’re at it, teach him to be polite and accepting of others with different beliefs (or none). Maybe you should sit there and contemplate what evidence there is that any gods actually exist.

      • Small lamb

        When you submit to the idea that Christ is God who came to earth in flesh (he belittled himself when he came to earth in our image)… if you truly accept this, something in your life will begin happening that will spiritually reveal God to you. Until then it is difficult to really see God. We can only see God when we humble ourselves, when we stop trusting in what we believe to understand. That’s what humility is. As Christ did for us, we also must become humble before God. And then he will reveal himself to us. this is why you think Christians are crazy. This experience actually happened to them, they are not just thinking about it rationally or using their intellect to find God. They submitted to him by acknowledging that they made mistakes and want to turn to God. Unless anyone does this, it will be impossible to see God. That’s the cornerstone of faith. This is the spiritual battle between God and man’s “intellect”. It is difficult to accept God, it requires humility and becoming less, not more as to figure out whether there is God or not by thinking about it. That’s pride. And God turns away from pride, that’s why an intellect can never find God. Only a good heart, that is up to us to start turning. I hope this helps.

      • Small lamb

        The evidence for God is that when you humble yourself before him he will reveal himself to you. It is a gentle and kind way to communicate. He is a good God. It’s how he made things to be, so that it is easy for us to find him.

      • disqus_MNAMtCt6hW

        The next time you can get something from nothing, do tell.

    • Jay Klein

      Jr~ That’s awesome! I’m having trouble excepting that the court made it possible for a monument to be put in that misrepresents Scripture. Punishments changed when Christ shed His Blood. This is one of the reasons why I don’t believe in atheism. I would tell David Silverman to his face, “Please do not engrave on expensive monuments things that you do not understand.” So really~ this is not quite as equal as he portrays it to be, correct??

      • Rob

        I think you need to open your Bible…

        “For truly I tell you, until heaven and earth disappear, not the smallest letter, not the least stroke of a pen, will by any means disappear from the Law until everything is accomplished.” – Matthew 5:18

        • Jay Klein

          Not sure you have the correct meaning of that, friend. Christ paid the penalty of the Law. He has done more for you than you realize…if you are willing to believe~ 2 Corinthians 3:7-18…

    • Kraig Le Fevre

      Love the idea of a bench to sit on, to admire the ten commandments. Thanks atheists of America.

      • Greg Adams

        Hopefully you will also read some of the quotes on the bench…just to get a different perspective.

    • disqus_MNAMtCt6hW

      Yes! Zing! LOL! You made my day, thank you.

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  • http://none Greg

    They would really be in a tough situation if every religion want’t to put up a 1000 lb granite monument!
    I would love to a see a satanic one put up cause that would really make all these superstitious people go loony.

  • http://artanddigital.com Jim Metatron

    If any government building in the USA (or abroad owned by the USA for that matter) is not kept secular the only solution is to have everyone’s culture or rights represented.

    Congratulations, cheers and hats off to American Atheists. It’d be a huge day for Madalyn for sure! And it’s about the best thing left to do for the Constitution and those that keep her. Peace!

  • http://www.in-His-own-image.com archaeopteryx

    About damn time!

    • http://none Nancy Bilheimer

      Amen, brother!

  • Josh

    Who do I contact at the Bradford County Courthouse…I want to put my religious monument up as well. Pastafarian…whose noodly appendage shall not be left out.

    • Martian Colony

      I love the form of activism that the church of the fsm takes; it really get’s the theists thinking (and cursing). Just don’t let it turn into a real religion in a couple hundred years……

  • Alex

    Amen! oh wait…

    Amazing, I hope this catches on elsewhere.

  • http://none Nancy Bilheimer

    I hope to be able to attend this “monumental” event.

  • http://FFRF.ORG Spot the Alrighty

    Y’all just keep on kicking butt, this made my day.

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  • Jay Klein

    I noticed I could not comment on the IRS lawsuit. That will be one of the most devastating lawsuits to ever hit the courts. The organized religious institutions in the U.S. give U.S. and foreign aid to the poor and needy. Some churches as high as 20% of their income. The aid goes toward building schools, supplying medicine, food, fresh water, counseling, farming, and supplying gifts to children who have never received a gift in their life. Atheists claim to be moral, caring, loving people. Here’s the chance to stand by what you say and stop this. That lawsuit is not wise.

  • Bruce Tillson

    Why do the Atheists rally on the fact that they believe someone said that the United States was founded on the Christian Religion? That may have been said by extremist Christian Groups but the majority of God believing people know that it was based on a belief in a higher power. If one believes in a God, then you are allowed not to. Simple as that. It’s wrong that the Atheists want to take the rights away from the Believers. This is why the 1st Amendment was drawn up. Any law passed taking rights away from any religious group or non religious group is UNCONSTITUTIONAL. Read the 1st Constitution as it is worded.

  • Bruce Tillson

    Is it only the Christians that Atheists attack? If so they are hypocrites in allowing other religions to do as they please.

    • Bruce Tillson

      I must add that if that is the case, they are very misdirected. The Ten Commandments are not just used by Christians.

      • Jay Klein

        Excellent points. Of all the things to put on their monument, they mock the Word of God?? What is their purpose, what do they want to do for the world? I think engraving something like that would’ve earned them the respect they want. I am also disappointed that the finger is already getting pointed at the Christians if the monument is vandalized. It is only the Christians who don’t like seeing our country’s heritage get destroyed??

        • Margaret

          @Jay Klein, you are mistaken the monument is not there to mock an imaginary personal god but to expose the truth of all that is in the bible that contradicts itself. There by proves the hypocrisy of the religious.

          Most religious people do not know all that is in their bible but instead rely on a cherry picking mostly males to dictate it’s meaning by using deceit as their motifs operandi albeit by priest, ministers & rabbis.

          You can put the same onus on those of other religions as well such as gurus & muslim clerics/imams.

          An atheist is an unbeliever of a deity and or supernatural as opposed to believers in a deity & or the supernatural. It takes the belief in a deity and the supernatural to be religious. Atheism is not a religion.

          Between the old testament & the new, I ask you how you can justify believing in it as in the following biblical quotes.

          “Unto the woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy conception; in sorrow thou shalt bring forth children; and thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he shall rule over thee.” (Genesis 3:16)

          “Behold, here is my daughter a maiden, and his concubine; them I will bring out now, and humble ye them, and do with them what seemeth good unto you: but unto this man do not so vile a thing. But the men would not hearken to him: so the man took his concubine, and brought her forth unto them; and they knew her, and abused her all the night until the morning: and when the day began to spring, they let her go.” (Judges 19:24-25)

          The burning of unbelievers was based on the words of Jesus:
          “If a man abide not in me, he is cast forth as a branch, and is withered; and men gather them, and cast them into the fire, and they are burned.” (John 15:6)

          When one of his disciples requested time off for his father’s funeral, Jesus rebuked him: “Let the dead bury their dead.” (Matthew 8:22)
          “If any man come to me, and hate not his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, yea, and his own life also, he cannot be my disciple.” (Luke 14:26)

          “Of the woman came the beginning of sin, and through her we all die.” (Eccles. 25:22)

          “Let the women learn in silence with all subjection. But I suffer not a woman to teach, nor to usurp authority over the man, but to be in silence. For Adam was first formed, then Eve. And Adam was not deceived, but the woman being deceived was in the transgression.” (I Timothy 2:11-14

          What profanity and arrogance!!

          You should really re-examine the kind of god you believe in because he is a real misogynistic, dictatorial & full of himself jerk!!!!!!!!!!
          Your god is man made based on some men’s pathetic egos.

          The following is a piece of true American history that makes for another reason to keep religion out of government & publically funded institutions:/

          The most stringent controls on speech in the colonial period were controls that outlawed or otherwise censored speech that was considered blasphemous in a religious sense. A 1646 Massachusetts law, for example, punished persons who denied the immortality of the soul. In 1612, a Virginia governor declared the death penalty for a person that denied the Trinity under Virginia’s Laws Divine, Moral and Martial, which also outlawed blasphemy, speaking badly of ministers and royalty, and “disgraceful word.

          • Jay Klein

            Margaret~ I am a woman too and I do know the Bible. I can explain those verses to you, if you are willing to believe. I can’t speak for other religions…there are many different Bibles. I am a Christian and I read from a King James translation and it does not contradict itself. We simply can’t read the Bible for what it says. It has to be studied. The Verses go together for one purpose. You are correct in saying that we cannot cherry pick. Correct me if I’m wrong, but I believe Atheist leaders are guilty of doing this~ like what’s on the Atheist monument?? Most ministers I have heard will pick verses from a chapter and apply it to everyday life…this is what God wants us to do. I’m not trying to pick a fight, but I disagree that the Atheist monument does not mock God. God sent His Son to pay the penalty of the Law. No one is going to get stoned if they disobey the Ten Commandments~ true story. What they put on the monument takes the authority away from Christ. That was my point~Atheists leaders love distorting the Bible…they do this easily because they do not understand it. Please don’t fall for that. You can have more than just this life~ Christ died so EVERYONE can have eternal life. We accept Him willingly and freely. I hope this post does not get deleted.

        • Margaret

          @Jay Klein, I am responding to your response to me.
          You say you are a woman but your name is that of male.
          You say you can explain away those passages in the bible yet you do not. You speak with hollow words.

          I will not respond to anymore of your non sensical rederick that is repeated over & over by many Christians.
          You have been obviously coached what to say by your preachers or ministers but yet cannot intellectually explain any positive reasons as to why these passages are moral.

          Do yourself a favor & explore beyond your programed teachings & you will find that many scholars can prove that jesus never existed but was just another fiction to be told. One that emulates many past myth deities that pre-date the jesus myth.

          A good place to start is this website put out by a very learned Scholar.
          Truth Be Known http://www.truthbeknown.com/

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  • Doc D

    Like Tucker Carlson said on Fox News when they were bashing it, “I have a feeling that bench will be a magnet for graffiti, Just a guess.”
    Standard Christian response, if we don’t agree with it, we will just destroy or kill it! (all the laws go out the window)…
    I would love to see a Muslim group put up a statue…

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  • donald

    But what in the world does the monument really say? No one seems to know on the various websites, including yours.

  • http://www.floodx.com Jas

    Religion will always be tangled with government
    as it is too useful a tool for politicians to manipulate
    peoples fears and hopes. Maybe one day,,, ah forget it.

  • Archie bushee

    No one wants to take rights away. Religious artifacts do not belong on government property. Or we end up with this mess. Now well need Buddhas,prayer rugs,pentagrams,etc. Keep religion in the private sector and it becomes a non issue. Why goof it up by braking the basics?

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  • Moisha

    And…..where did the granite come from……..did it just appear?

  • http://idon'thaveone Aaron

    I am not a believer, but I don’t think this is the right solution. Soon enough representatives of all religions will want their monument placed alongside these. It would be much better to say no to everyone.

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  • Kraig Le Fevre

    You went to college????? scary very scary

  • NJude

    I really don’t understand this… Why the need to put punishments from scripture on your “monument”? I would like an articulate response to this one. I guess I also don’t understand why any monument to someone’s beliefs (atheism is a belief) is being put on public property (I think this is public property, correct me if I am wrong).

    I think the point AA is trying to make is not to celebrate themselves, which would be fine, but to incite angry feelings from others, or just draw more people to their website. Seems like a giant cry for attention.

    I have absolutely nothing against atheists. But I will be honest – I find this completely ridiculous. Almost laughable. I do hope nobody vandalizes though…

    • NJude

      I will moderate myself here – didn’t realize they were erecting both. Just have none, for goodness sakes. This is going to look so stupid!

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  • Mark

    Jesus was not all about love in Luke 14:26 Jesus says “Whoever comes to me and does not hate father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters, yes, and even life itself, cannot be my disciple.” That dosen’t sound like love to me.

    • rob15

      Doesn’t sound to me like you know how to take language other than literally. Jesus often spoke in parables; so did OT prophets. They also spoke in other kinds of figurative/non-literal language – e.g., metaphor, hyperbole. Christians depend on the Holy Spirit, scholarly knowledge of language use, and common sense to interpret Scripture. Please don’t think you’ve got Jesus on ‘hate speech’ on this one. Read something like Dallas Willard’s KNOWING CHRIST TODAY if you want a read you’ll feel good about being able to refute, if you indeed can. (Willard, recently deceased, taught philosophy at USC.)

    • Small lamb

      Hebrew and Aramaic are relative languages. They are not like today’s English. This is why you often see Love and hate as contrast. To make a point, not to state something literally. This is God talking. Not a man.

    • Small lamb

      At first I felt the same way. But after some time I began to understand what Christ means. He is speaking in parables. Thousands of years ago, a man called Isaiah said that it would happen. That he would come and speak only in parables, and people would not understand. With respect to you, this is what is happening exactly. This verse requires interpretation if you are a non-believer. And it can be understood freely by a man who accepted Christ and can understand his parables spiritually. The meaning of this passage lies in the importance of following God through Jesus Christ above anything else. He made your father and mother. He made your wife and your children. Your brothers and sisters and even life itself. This is why he is called Lord. Many people today follow man, what their father or mother tells them to do, and they follow it… here is the key, even when it is against what the Lord instructs them to do. We make choices in all of our behavior. Nobody makes us do anything. We choose to do either good or evil. When you do good, you are following Christ. It applies to everyone because any person can act in disobedience to Christ, whose ways promote good things only such as peace, steadfastness, confidence, kindness and love toward others. And people who are disobedient to Christ’s commands are not to be followed. It means do not do all the bad things like have hate toward others, because it is against the Law of God. But rather follow Christ alone. He is God of the Universe, of you and of I. The reason he said this is because in those times many people followed disobedient thoughts of men. Christ here does not imply that you should have feelings of hate toward anyone, but rather that you use your conscience to choose good instead of evil. To not do what others do who do not believe in Christ. Remember, when he came, nobody fully grasped that God came to earth. The reason he came is to save them from their ways, to show them the right path, instead of their own ways they invented. I myself don’t fully understand everything, and I pray this will help understand the context of this passage.

  • Isaiah

    If you want a bench there,go ahead.If another religion wants a monument there,let them have it.All views should be respected and shown,but by the comments of some of you,you have a stereotypical view of religion.I no longer follow a religion,but i believe that religious people can have monuments wherever they want just as atheists can.To say that this is stupid as NJude said is very weak minded.It shows culture,our culture.Does it mean the government is run by these values?No.Should religion play a part in judgement?No.If it does,the judge should be punished and likely will be.

  • Margaret

    Fantastic!!!!!
    & excellent job for standing up for atheist every where and going against the hypocrisy of the religious.

    • disqus_MNAMtCt6hW

      Are you saying Aesthesis are not possible of hypocrisy? A simple ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ will suffice. Thank you.

  • Jd

    The fact that you defend the worthless and beyond corrupt fraud agency known as the IRS makes me loose all hope for this nation

  • LISA

    Wonderful!!! Excellent job standing up for heathens everywhere and showing up the religious for the hypocrites they are!

  • Caleb

    I think this is terrible. But it’s good to see the punishments added. You people will have no excuse on Judgement Day.

  • God Love You!

    Mat 5:44
    “But I say to you, love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who spitefully use you and persecute you,
    Mat 5:45
    “that you may be sons of your Father in heaven; for He makes His sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust.
    Mat 5:46
    “For if you love those who love you, what reward have you? Do not even the tax collectors do the same?
    Mat 5:47
    “And if you greet your brethren only, what do you do more than others? Do not even the tax collectors do so?
    Mat 5:48
    “Therefore you shall be perfect, just as your Father in heaven is perfect.

  • Common Sense

    So 2 questions from a neutral party: If the ten commandments left out the part about any specific reference to God (so 9 commandments) would athiests be okay with everything written? like murder and stealing being wron ect.
    Also, shouldn’t the outside of the courthouse now include a monument for every religious sect or non-religious standing in America if we are truly being fair? Seems to me the only thing that was accomplished from the atheist perspective on things is that a “religion” and “non-religious idealogy” are oppressing everyone else.
    Congrats on your park bench. Churches congrats on building wells in Africa, providing food, clothes, for homeless, providing adoption assistance for orphans in third world countries, pulling women and children out of sex trafficing rings and getting nothing but criticism in return. Coming from someone who is trying to understand both sides fully, I guess I don’t understand why a park bench represents a great stride.

    .

  • GodIsReal

    if you don’t like it don’t look at it.
    problem solved :)

  • No God Cowboy

    Congratulations Florida godless citizens! I lived and plied my trade in the luxury yacht business in Fort Lauderdale from 1993 to 2003 when living in the middle of 7-million SE Floridians finally became overwhelming and my bride and I escaped to rural Texas about 40-miles NNW of Fort Worth.

    While in Fort Lauderdale I volunteered at the James Randi Education Foundation and became good friends with the “Amazing One” and I’m certain he is most proud of the, dare I call it “miraculous” atheist addition to Broward County, and I can’t imagine a more fitting place to counter the 10 Suggestions BS and in a bold manner. Wish I could have been there, but I return for some yacht project on occasion and I’ll be proud, eager and pleased to sit on it.

  • disqus_MNAMtCt6hW

    “The Fool has said in his heart ‘There is no God’.”. Enough said.

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