Both groups were not pleased when someone wrote "Stop Islam." So, they are encouraging residents to put up lawn signs and banners that read "One Human Family: We Support Refugees and Our Muslim Neighbors."
A campaign Reverend Greg Briggs says they launched a few months ago with hopes to show support in a positive way for the Muslim community.
"So often, silence can imply complicit consent."
Several area churches are already displaying large banners with the message.
— Jorge Avellan is the Ann Arbor beat reporter and anchor for 89.1 WEMU News. Contact him at 734.487.3363 or email him email@example.com