, reflect the views of the area. Chatham-Kent Gay Pride president Marianne Willson says the anti-gay sentiment expressed on the billboard doesn't reflect the views of her community. She also lives a five-minute drive from where the billboard stands. "I think the Bible is very clear that God loves all people and that every single one of us are made in His image and that includes the lgbt population.". Baker says his views are tied to his interpretation of the Bible: that homosexuality is immoral. The billboard appeared last Wednesday at the corner of Kent Bridge Road and Countryview Line, a rural intersection about 20 kilometres north of Chatham and about halfway between London and Windsor. "We acknowledge this sign may cast a negative light on the community and are looking into this matter further. In an interview, he told CBC News he was prompted to buy the "costly" billboard space because he believes "homosexuality is a detriment to society." His cellphone number appears in the bottom-left corner under the words "For more info call.". 'We just finished our pride celebration in Chatham-Kent and weve had outstanding support.' (Andrew Lupton/CBC). Zach Abbink is a lifelong resident of Dresden and says he'd like to see the billboard taken down. The billboard is a hot topic of conversation at the Tim Horton's in nearby Dresden. Willson issued a statement saying the billboard "attacks the very soul of Chatham-Kent." While she accepts the right of the person who purchased the billboard space to express his opinion, she worries it conveys a false idea that the area is closed-minded and "not open. On Friday, City of Chatham-Kent officials issued a statement on Twitter about concerns they've received regarding the billboard. "The phone calls that I'm getting are more negative or in favour of homosexuality than the ones that are encouraging he said. Nowadays everybody needs to be accepted.". "People are concerned about the image it gives to outside communities.". "Everybody has their voice he said. In a statement, the president of the local gay pride association says the billboard attacks "the very soul" of Chatham-Kent. Less than a week after celebrating a successful carte Cadeau Boulanger Internet pride week, Chatham-Kent awoke to a large billboard with the message "God says no to homosexuality.".
No to homosexuality billboardWelcome to Chatham-Kent Pride Association Website. . About 10 metres high, the billboard has messages in four coloured rectangles set against a blue-sky background, including: "Bibles back in schools" and "marijuana or peace with God!" Another messages reads "A ship without a rudder is tossed to fro.". Marianne Willson heads the Chatham-Kent Gay Pride group. "We demonstrated that last week when everybody had been very positive and came out and celebrated our gay pride week.". Baker received between 50 and 100 calls since the sign went. He'd like to see the messages removed, saying they don't reflect the views of people in his community. Zach Abbink is a lifelong resident of Dresden, near where the billboard stands. He admits most who call don't share his views. The man site De Rencontre Serieuse Gratuit Pour Les Femmes Comparateur Site De Rencontre Gratui behind the sign is Ralph Baker, an 81-year-old self-described evangelist from nearby Petrolia. Chatham Kent Gay Pride Association is a non-profit organization incorporated in the Province of Ontario that brings together members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Transsexual, Two Spirited and Queer (lgbttq) community, their friends, allies and supporters in celebration. "Dresden is the kind of community where everybody accepts everybody. We wish to reiterate that we are an open and welcoming community the statement read.
- The billboard's opposite side displays advertisements for local businesses. "That tells me that Satan is in command of the Chatham-Kent region.".
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- Bev Moor said Baker has the right to express his views. The messages appeared Wednesday on this billboard at the intersection of Countryview line and Kent Bridge Road, just east of Dresden, Ont. "There are a lot of angry people wondering why this is showing up out of the middle of nowhere he said. In an interview with CBC News, he also spoke at length about what he sees as a link between homosexuality, the opioid crisis and suicides.