Petition Closed
Petitioning Southwest Baptist Church

To Remove Their Sign/Billboard Off Of The I-71 Freeway

The sign that Southwest Baptist Church is displaying on I-71 S, is not only offensive and slanderous towards those who are part of The LGBT Community, but to those who support LGBT people. It is unfair and unacceptable for people who have friends and family that are LGBT and people who themselves are Gay, Lesbian, Bi-sexual Or Transgender, to drive down a road and have a billboard tell them they are sinners. The sign is a negative message to the city, to the state, and to the people of the USA. Opinions are allowed, due to freedom of speech. However, this sign is nothing but judgments and slander about people they see unfit in society. It isn’t an opinion about a lifestyle, its a judgment and a condemning to those who are homosexual. Its banners, signs and billboards like these that are causing children, teens and adults to hide who they are. It makes them feel unsafe, unloved and uncared for in their own environment. It makes people live in fear of being who they are, and that, Is unacceptable. Because of signs like that, people lose their lives. By their own hand, or by someone else’s. This billboard does nothing but promote hate in a world that already has too much hate.

Letter to
Southwest Baptist Church
I just signed the following petition addressed to: Southwest Baptist Church.

To Remove Their Sign/Billboard Off Of The I-71 Freeway

The sign that Southwest Baptist Church is displaying on I-71 S, is not only offensive and slanderous towards those who are part of The LGBT Community, but to those who support LGBT people. It is unfair and unacceptable for people who have friends and family that are LGBT and people who themselves are Gay, Lesbian, Bi-sexual Or Transgender, to drive down a road and have a billboard tell them they are sinners. The sign is a negative message to the city, to the state, and to the people of the USA. Opinions are allowed, due to freedom of speech. However, this sign is nothing but judgments and slander about people they see unfit in society. It isn’t an opinion about a lifestyle, its a judgment and a condemning to those who are homosexual. Its banners, signs and billboards like these that are causing children, teens and adults to hide who they are. It makes them feel unsafe, unloved and uncared for in their own environment. It makes people live in fear of being who they are, and that, Is unacceptable. Because of signs like that, people lose their lives. By their own hand, or by someone else’s. This billboard does nothing but promote hate in a world that already has too much hate.

Sincerely,
Rachael (Rae) Paulovich