New to the New Year’s Ball Drop in Times Square

Answers in Genesis to Remind Millions of Religious Liberty

PETERSBURG, Ky., December 29, 2014 – With one million people gathering Wednesday evening in Times Square New York to ring in the New Year, and with millions watching on TV, a new Answers in Genesis video billboard is being placed near the Square’s famous dropping ball. The :15 digital board will remind Americans of the religious freedoms they enjoy—whether they hold to the worldviews of Christianity, atheism, Judaism, and other belief systems—and must be defended. In addition, the Cross of Christ will be prominently displayed.

The digital video board will air for seven minutes per hour each day, December 30-January 1—including during the final minutes of 2014. About three million impressions will be totaled at Times Square over the three days. Millions of TV viewers watching the ball drop on Wednesday evening—signaling the start of the New Year—may also be seeing the new video.

Ken Ham, AiG president, stated: “I am thrilled that the Cross of Christ will be seen in the most-watched place in the world on this day.”

To watch the :15 digital video board in New York, featuring the Cross and the message of religious liberty in America, see

AiG NYC New Year's billboard

The video board is located above the CNN sign on Broadway, between 46th & 47th Streets in Duffy Square. It has been posted to take advantage of a massive crowd in downtown New York City on Wednesday evening, as well as a huge global audience watching the ball drop on TV.

On January 2, the same video will appear on a different digital board in Times Square: seen above the Disney Store (also on Broadway), between 45th & 46th Streets.

Starting January 5, the video will appear on digital boards in cities like Washington, D.C. (7th and G Street), and Boston, Massachusetts.

The latest billboard campaign by AiG is helping draw attention to religious liberties under assault in America. The efforts by secularist groups to remove Crosses, Nativity scenes, and Ten Commandments displays from public places—and attacks on AiG’s Ark Encounter project—are intensifying. The need for Christian groups and churches to preserve their First Amendment rights has never been greater.

Ham observed: “The nation’s Founding Founders predicted that a future government would be tempted to infringe on religious liberties. That’s why their very first amendment was to establish a safeguard for religious expression, as they inserted the ‘free exercise clause’ for religion for the new nation. Sadly, that freedom is being chipped away today by atheists and other secularists.”

Find out more about the new boards at

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