Pictures of slavery on an Indianapolis church draws criticism
INDIANAPOLIS -- Pictures of slavery on a sign outside a church in Indy are drawing support and criticism.
The sign urges drivers to vote but also features pictures of two men being lynched and a drawing of slaves in shackles.
The reverend of the church says the display is meant to show the importance of the power to vote, especially within the black community.
"I think there is a sense of complacency about the price that was paid for one of the most precious rights we have, and that is the right to vote," said Rev. Joy Thorton. "That sign serves as a historical reminder."
But not everyone sees it that way.
Several people who live hear the church says the sign is not appropriate and should come down.