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Jesus Loves You. It Says So on This Billboard


Is Texas the last place you’d expect to see religion and homosexuality mix so well? You should be ashamed! Because the Lonestar State isn’t just a God-fearing (secession-wanting) nation, but one that loves the homos so much, they’ve got a budget for outdoor advertising Jesus’ same-sex ways.

On Interstate 30 in North Texas, a handful of billboards confront commuters about their previously assumed conclusions about whether the church has room for LGBTs. Sponsored by some five gay-loving churches to promote, the billboards are generating the expected flurry of opposition.

“I cringed. I was disgusted at the same time,” says good Christian lady Christine Lutz, who spotted the billboards on a drive. So she emailed their creators: “I said how dare you take the scriptures and twist it to fit your needs,” she recounts.


But hey, at least they fit in with another clever billboard campaign from a higher power:

MORE: See the other four billboards on the next page.