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Challenging Religious Privilege

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Advertising watchdog accused of inconsistency over ads featuring religious imagery

Advertising watchdog accused of inconsistency over ads featuring religious imagery

Posted: Wed, 30 May 2012 15:05

The National Secular Society has accused the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) of being inconsistent in dealing with complaints about ads using religious imagery after the watchdog cleared an advertisement that appeared to mock Jesus' second coming but had previously banned adverts for ice cream featuring a pregnant nun and apparently gay priests.

Christian MPs defend adverts claiming prayer can heal

Christian MPs defend adverts claiming prayer can heal

Posted: Tue, 27 Mar 2012 11:31

Three Christian MPs are trying to overturn an advertising ban on claims that 'God can heal'. They are Gary Streeter (Con), Gavin Shuker (Lab) and Tim Farron (Lib Dem).