Ben Bold
Aug 23, 2010

'There's probably no God' ad attracts single complaint in NZ

WELLINGTON - A New Zealand ad proclaiming that 'there's probably no God' attracted just one complaint, several months after a similar campaign became the sixth-most complained about ad in the UK in 2009.

Atheist ad campaign in New Zealand.

New Zealand's Advertising Standards Authority received a single complaint about The Humanist Society of New Zealand campaign, which deliberately mirrors the British Humanist Association's 'There's probably no God' campaign.

The complainant argued that the ads were offensive and made a mockery of the Christian faith. The ASA acknowledged that, while the complainants concerns were sincere, the ads did not contravene standards.

The single complaint contrasts starkly with the 392 complaints that its British counterpart received. The UK ad...

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