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Atheist Super Bowl Ad Sparks Controversy Published: January 30, 2014

Controversy surrounding Super Bowl ads is nothing new. From the scandalous, to the silly, to the provocative, ads during footballs biggest night bombard viewers, some of whom might actually be fairly invested in what's happening on the field...Invested enough to pray, even.

The Huffington Post reports this year a new brand of advertising makes its way to Metlife Stadium, and it's encouraging sports fans to do anything but pray for the teams they love.

“Prayer is superstition, plain and simple,” said David Silverman, President of American Atheists, which has launched an anti-prayer billboard directly across from the Super Bowl stadium.

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