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Tue Apr 9, 2019, 02:00 AM

Group buys billboard calling on Rep. David Byrd to resign after sexual assault allegations

A group that has shown up weekly to the state Capitol calling for the removal of Rep. David Byrd has now attempted a different strategy: a billboard on Interstate 65.

Enough is Enough Tennessee, a political action committee that formed last year in an effort to unseat Byrd, R-Waynesboro, in the November election, took out a digital billboard advertisement on Monday telling Gov. Bill Lee that "Rep. David Byrd must go."

"Three women say David Byrd sexually abused them as children," the billboard reads. "Protect our children. Byrd must go."

The advertisement, which cost the PAC roughly $3,000 to be featured for a month, is facing north on I-65 South headed toward Williamson County, just after the split for I-440.

Read more: https://www.tennessean.com/story/news/politics/2019/04/08/david-byrd-billboard-tennessee-rep-sexual-assault-accusation/3402566002/

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