Do not allow the KKK to Adopt a mile of Route 15 in Georgia
  • Petitioned Sam Olens

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Georgia Attorney General
Sam Olens
The Georgia Department of Transportation
Press Secretary, GA Dept of Transportation
Jill Goldberg
Director of Communications, GA Dept of Transportation
Karlene Barron
Chairman, GA Dept of Transportation
Keith Golden
State Transportation Board Secretary
Elizabeth Osmon

Do not allow the KKK to Adopt a mile of Route 15 in Georgia

    1. Jennifer Chenoweth
    2. Petition by

      Jennifer Chenoweth

      bonaire, Georgia

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Ku Klux Klan, often abbreviated KKK and informally known as the Klan, is the name of three distinct past and present far-right organizations in the United States, which have advocated extremist reactionary currents such as white supremacy, white nationalism, and anti-immigration, historically expressed through terrorism. Since the mid-20th century, the KKK has also been anti-communist. The current manifestation is splintered into several chapters with no connections between each other; it is classified as a hate group. It is estimated to have between 3,000 and 5,000 members as of 2012.
Georgia has been participating in the Adopt-A-Highway program for more than 20 years. The program provides advertising for sponsors who agree to clean a stretch of road on a sign posted along the stretch.
"Any civic-minded organization, business, individual, family, city, county, state, or federal agency is welcome to volunteer in the Georgia Adopt-A-Highway program," the DOT website says.
The Southern Poverty Law Center, which monitors hate groups, lists the KKK as "the most infamous -- and oldest -- of American hate groups."
"Over the years since it was formed in December 1865, the Klan has typically seen itself as a Christian organization, although in modern times Klan groups are motivated by a variety of theological and political ideologies," the law center's website says.
Having the KKK being able to adopt a highway is providing them with a good image when in fact everything they stand for is the exact opposite. What will we have next the Adolf Hitler superhighway. Georgia already implemented HB-87 an anti-immigration law that gave the state a bad rep do we want to worsen that rep by having the KKK adopt a highway? No I do not think so. If they want to adopt a highway they can do it under a different organization but not the KKK. Please do not allow them to adopt the highway.

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    • Zitna Maldonado WOODBURN, OR
      • about 2 years ago

      NO! we need to get more people to say no to this we will not let this happen!

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    • Schantal Hernandez HIALEAH, FL
      • about 2 years ago

      BECAUSE YOU ARE IGNORENT -

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    • Donna Mooney BIRR, IRELAND
      • over 2 years ago

      I'm signing because I'm a decent human being who believes no one has the right to put down a person for the colour of their skin.

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    • DEE MATHEWSON MARIETTA, GA
      • over 2 years ago

      Seriously in this age?

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    • WALTER BOTTELDOORNE KORTRIJK-HEULE WEST-VLAANDEREN BELGIE, NE
      • over 2 years ago

      Het Georgia Department of Transportation: Zorg ervoor dat de KKK een mijl van de Route 15 Adopteer in Georgië

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