A new ad by Sen. Elizabeth Dole's (R-N.C.) campaign dismisses criticism that it's questioning Democrat Kay HaganKay Ruthven Hagan10 under-the-radar races to watch in November The Hill's Campaign Report: Democratic Unity Taskforce unveils party platform recommendations Democrats awash with cash in battle for Senate MORE's faith, yet it still tries to link her to atheists.

A Dole ad released Tuesday attacked Hagan, Dole's opponent in her Senate race, for attending a fundraiser hosted by an adviser to the Godless Americans political action committee. Hagan, a former Sunday School teacher, responded by charging Dole with "bearing false witness" against a fellow Christian.

Dole's new ad, released Friday, begins with a narrator declaring that Hagan's faith isn't the question. The narrator goes on to suggest that the Democrat still erred by going to the fundraiser, which other people wouldn't have attended.

Watch Dole's new ad below.