Tennessee Store Puts Up 'No Gays Allowed' Sign

In the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to legalize same-sex marriage in all 50 states, Jeff Amyx, who owns Amyx Hardware & Roofing Supplies in Grainger County, Tennessee, has decided to take a stand. 

On an 8-by-10-inch piece of blank paper, Amyx wrote, in all capital letters, “NO GAYS ALLOWED" and put it in the window of his store. Amyx is a baptist minister and told WBIR that he realized on June 29 that he believes all Christians should proudly display their beliefs.

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“(LGBT people) gladly stand for what they believe in, why can't I? They believe their way is right, I believe it's wrong. But yet I'm going to take more persecution than them because I'm standing for what I believe in," Amyx told WBIR. 

Amyx has no intention of taking the sign down, Advocate reported.

Sources: Advocate, WBIR Image via WBIR


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