Skip to comments.Atheist billboard defaced on N.C.'s Billy Graham Parkway
Posted on 06/29/2010 2:08:37 PM PDT by MissTed
Unknown vandals unhappy about atheists' billboard in Charlotte, N.C., spray-painted "Under God" on the ad, the city's atheist association discovered Monday. The defaced message will remain in place until after July 4, the group reports, which is the soonest that workers can furnish a fresh billboard image. Here's how the vandalized billboard now looks:
The billboard reads, "One Nation Indivisible," which is the phrase preceding the 1954 insertion of the words "under God" to the Pledge of Allegiance, reports the Charlotte Observer's Tim Funk. The billboard was erected on Billy Graham Parkway last week. (Graham is, of course, the state's famous evangelical preacher.)
Similar North Carolina ads have gone up in Asheville, Greensboro, Wilmington, Raleigh, and Winston-Salem as a Fourth of July project by the area's atheist association. The group has filed a police report and will replace the billboard.
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2 thumbs up.
Will give them the idea to go after that phrase.
Good! Someone fixed their broken sign at last.
lol Poor Atheists. Seems to me they or those of the ACLU bent tend to have a problem with stealing/vandalizing religious symbols when they can’t get them removed legally. Turn about is fair play.
Vandalism is vandalism, whether done from the left or right.
fixing a typo is now vandalism?
We early arrivals to class couldn't resist writing underneath in letters just as large:
>> Vandalism is vandalism, whether done from the left or right.
Who’s to say which side amended the sign.
I wouldnt say that the billboard was defaced.I’d say positively enhanced.
let them speak,.... and, add in it's vandalism of private property
Voltaire: I disapprove of what you say but I will defend to the death your right to say it.
I agree. You should call the cops.
I'm just going to shrug and read some other story.
I wonder who did that? Usually teens would be willing to scramble up a ladder to do something like that, but that’s not the type message you would expect from most teens. Maybe some really feisty 80 year old granny?
Personally i’m not a fan of vandalism just because I agree with the vandals.
They were just correcting it. I hate graffiti.
I agree with #8.
Get down to the commie rat level by engaging in vandalism and other low-rent behavior and the left will only spin it to their own advantage and carry on about what hypocrites believers really are.
And the Boston Tea Party was a willful distruction of property with trespassing.
Personally, this couldn’t have happened to a nicer bunch of stooges.
Toss the perp is jail with all there fellow Gangsta Taggers.
Toss the perp is jail with all their fellow Gangsta Taggers.
It was pretty insulting for them to put this sign up on Billy Graham Parkway.
Did the professor spell Nietzsche as Nitsche too?
OK. Smart alec. It was a long time ago and I don’t remember the spelling of a second rate foolosopher’s name. Thanks for the correction.
>> Get down to the commie rat level by engaging in vandalism and other low-rent behavior
Of all the graffiti plastered around the World, it’s laughable this instance is attracting so much contempt.
Not condoning, but neither do I give a rat’s ass about this particular instance of graffiti.
Like it or not, it's a fact.
Add me to the list of "agre'ers, OK?
Perfect squelch for an out-of-line teacher.
Nitsche is in hell.
You are proving my point.
It is being noticed because it is uncharacteristic of Christian conservatives and while you might not care, you are aware of it because the libtard media has already blown it out of proportion.
>> while you might not care
Of the two issues being debated here, graffiti and God, my concern is favorably on the God component.
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