Thinking Out Loud

December 5, 2008

Cincinnati Zoo Ends Cross-Promotion With Creation Museum After Only Three Days

Filed under: Christianity, issues, Religion — Tags: , , , , — paulthinkingoutloud @ 10:32 pm
creation-museumThe Cincinnati Zoo has dropped a business arrangement with the nearby Creation Museum after it received numerous complaints about a joint Christmas promotion.

…Their plans to offer a reduced price on a package of tickets to both attractions  ended after less than three days.

” … I have learned that the zoo received hundreds of complaints from what appear to be some very intolerant people, and so I understand the zoo’s perspective,” said Ken Ham, founder and president of the museum in Petersburg, Ky.

Read the whole story at USAToday .   Obviously, nobody foresaw the massive public outcry.   Was this just cross-promotion just a bad idea from the beginning, or is the United States climate of religious intolerance increasing in intensity?

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