‘Kill the NRA’ message appears on billboard on Interstate 65 in Louisville

‘Kill the NRA’ message appears on billboard on Interstate 65 in Louisville
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[Ed. – The voice of non-violence]

A vandalized billboard on Interstate 65 in Louisville called out the National Rifle Association following the recent school shootings in Kentucky and Florida.

The sign on I-65 northbound near the Fern Valley Road exit read “Kill the NRA,” and was tagged with “Resist 45,” a group that opposed President Donald Trump.

Photos of the billboard, which is owned by Outfront Media, circulated widely on social media Monday. David Watkins, a spokesman for the company, said Tuesday that the vandalism on the Outfront property had been “immediately removed.”

Last week’s school shooting in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 dead has renewed outrage and debate over the nation’s gun laws, with the NRA taking heat from those who want to see tighter regulations on firearms.

The NRA’s official Facebook page shared the sign on Monday telling gun owners that it’s “a wakeup call. They’re coming after us.”

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