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- Jul 19, 2004
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An ostensibly religious group based in Arkansas ran a paid ad in the Nashville Tennessean warning of an Islamic nuclear terror attack within the next month or so.
FULL STORY: https://apnews.com/ea4e5d48042902387b6c4c7db0a657caTennessee newspaper investigating ‘horrific’ end of times ad
A Tennessee newspaper said Sunday it is investigating what its editor called a “horrific” full-page advertisement from a religious group that predicts a terrorist attack in Nashville next month.
The paid advertisement that appeared in Sunday’s editions of The Tennessean from the group Future For America claims Donald Trump “is the final president of the USA” and features a photo of Trump and Pope Francis. It begins by claiming that a nuclear device would be detonated in Nashville and that the attack would be carried out by unspecific interests of “Islam.”
The group also ran a full-page ad in Wednesday’s editions of the newspaper stating its intention to warn Nashville residents about next month’s event “so that they may be able to make a decision intelligently.” ...
In a story on its website Sunday afternoon, The Tennessean said the ad violated the newspaper’s long-established standards banning hate speech. ...
It was not immediately known how much Future for America paid for the ads. According to its website, the group’s ministry warns of so-called end-of-the-world Bible prophecies whose fulfillment “is no longer future_for it is taking place before our eyes.” ...