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Gary | 1470 comments How dare Christians criticize Deadpool!? Do they know how many times he has died for our entertainment?!
Outrage over a ‘Deadpool’ poster that mimics an iconic LDS painting of Jesus Christ

An online petition is demanding the removal of a Deadpool poster, calling it a form of religious discrimination, according to KSTU.

A self-proclaimed anti-hero like Deadpool has no business being compared to Jesus Christ, according to the online petition.

“A movie character which is all about crude humor and satire and sarcasm. They would see it being as precisely the opposite of the kind of characters and virtues that Jesus embodies,” said Patrick Mason, chair of Mormon studies at Claremont Graduate University.

The picture of 'The Second Coming' by Harry Anderson was commissioned by the church and is commonly seen in meetinghouses.
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Yoly (macaruchi) | 792 comments And here I thought the satanic temple went a little too far:

message 3: by Gary (new)

Gary | 1470 comments Yoly wrote: "And here I thought the satanic temple went a little too far:"

Maybe donations to the Satanic Temple are down and they need another source of revenue.... They wouldn't be the first folks in the 21st century to look for some fat, copyright checks.

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