'Islam Bloody Islam' billboard draws criticism

Posted at 8:13 AM, Apr 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-12 08:26:56-04

There's an online petition with signatures from around the world calling for the removal of an east Florida billboard that reads "Islam Bloody Islam."

The billboard is near A1A and Seashore Avenue in St. Augustine Beach.

See the petition here.

The petition reads as follows:

We should always stand up for those in our community who are shown hatred and intolerance. We should be outraged that a billboard with this message could in any way represent our community as a whole. It is of the utmost importance that we stand against messages and movements that isolate, judge and threaten an entire sect of people who share our same hometown.

Please sign and share: take down offensive "Islam Bloody Islam, Doomed by Its Doctrine" billboard.

As of Tuesday morning, the petition had over 5,200 supporters -- and supporters are not limited to the area around St. Augustine. The signatures include people from countries all over the EU, as well as some from countries in Asia and Africa. 

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