Billboard targets Christians

Dear Editor:

Re: Christian upset over billboard, The Record, Friday, Jan. 3.

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Looking at this from an agnostic's point of view, I have to agree with Mark Jaskela that this billboard specifically targets Christianity.

If the word "bible" was substituted with the word Qur 'an, Shruti, Tipitaka or Tanakh, our outrage would be seismic.

I also believe that CBS Outdoor would not have had the backbone to accept these advertising dollars if those words were used.

Pattison signs did the right thing in asking for the  change in copy, that the Centre for Inquiry refused. I also wonder if our city has any say on what goes on these billboards. 

Jon Dowle, New Westminster

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