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Jesus Loves You. It Says So on This Billboard

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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 WouldJesusDiscriminate.com, 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.

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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.