Billboard warning 'liberals' to 'get your guns' over Trump impeachment efforts to be taken down

The particular billboard caused an uproar on social media after a picture of the sign was posted on an anti-Trump Facebook page.


                            Billboard warning 'liberals' to 'get your guns' over Trump impeachment efforts to be taken down

A controversial billboard in Calvert County, Maryland warning "liberals" to "get your guns" if they make make any efforts to impeach President Donald Trump is to be removed soon, according to reports.



The particular billboard caused an uproar on social media after a picture of the sign was posted on an anti-Trump Facebook page.

The billboards warns liberals to arm themselves with guns if they continue their effort to impeach the Republican president.

The billboard is staked on private property along Maryland Route 4 in Huntingtown, around 30 miles southeast of Washington. 

"Hey liberals, better get your guns if you try to impeach President Trump. From all of your deplorables in Calvert County," the billboard reads.



Reports state that a picture of the billboard posted on Facebook page Lock Him Up had garnered 6,200 reactions, 12,840 shares and 3,500 comments since it was posted on Saturday.

Calvert County police officials, on Wednesday, confirmed that they have received over 60 emails, phone calls and social media posts about the billboard. Some of the complainants said they wanted the sign to be removed, while there were others who were concerned that the authorities were going to force the owner of the sign to take it down, reports state.




The Calvert County Sheriff Mike Evans, while talking to WTOP, said that even though the billboard had not violated any laws, the county had received multiple complaints about it. 

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Capt. David Payne said: "The sign is not illegal in any way after we conferred with our state attorney. It’s controversial but not illegal. The owner is on vacation and is going to take it down anyway. We can’t make him, but he’s going to take it down."



 


 


The sheriff added that the board will possibly be taken down on Thursday or Friday, according to reports. 

Evans said that after he discussed the variety of complaints regarding the billboard with the owner, the man reportedly said that he would remove it.

The sheriff reportedly told the man: "Some people are quite upset, and maybe you should change your message or think about taking it down," according to WTOP.



Evans added that he did not ask the man to take it down, he just informed him about the complaints and what are the opinions of some of the people in the county.

"I just expressed the opinion of some people in the county, and that was his choice," he added.

The sheriff is reportedly running for re-election, and he also told the news outlet that he intends to use the billboard to promote his own campaign, according to reports.