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Anti-LGBT marquee sign at Buford church vandalized
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An anti-LGBT sign was vandalized overnight at a Buford church. - photo by Photo Courtesy Gwinnett County Police

A Buford church’s sign, which read in part “Satan made gays and transgender,” was covered in black paint between Sunday night and Monday morning, police said.

Gwinnett County Police responded Monday morning to the vandalism report at Back to the Bible Holiness Church on New Street in Buford.

The original text on the sign read: “God created man and woman. Satan made gays and transgender. Gen 5:2.”

Police said the sign had been up for about three weeks, and a representative from the church said the group had not received any complaints before the damage.

The passage in Genesis refers to the creation of male and female people.

Anyone with information is asked to call Gwinnett County Police’s criminal investigations division at 770-513-5300. Anonymous tips can be given at Crime Stoppers Atlanta’s line at 404-577-6477.

Tipsters giving information leading to an arrest and indictment can receive a reward up to $2,000 from Crime Stoppers Atlanta.