The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles initially denied Chris Bontrager's request for a personalized license plate reading "Atheist."
A judge has denied the Bureau of Motor Vehicles' request for a stay on an earlier ruling.
A judge ordered the Bureau of Motor Vehicles in May to reinstate its personalized license plate program and develop less arbitrary means of approving plates.
The judge is ordering the BMV to reinstate its personalized license plate program.
The Bureau of Motor Vehicles say the decision is the result of a pending lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the department's program.