According to The Hollywood Reporter, a billboard advertising the DVD release of “God’s Not Dead 2” has been rejected. The sign was to have gone up for the GOP Convention …
— Ted Cruz (@tedcruz) July 14, 2016
The billboard originally featured Melissa Joan Hart, who plays a teacher who is sued by the ACLU for quoting Jesus in a class about civil disobedience. Her picture was accompanied with the quote, “I’d rather stand with God and be judged by the world than stand with the world and be judged by God.”
— George Wept, R.A.T. (@GeorgeWept) July 14, 2016
Orange Barrel Media, the group that rents out the space, told a reporter from Pure Flix, the distributor, it didn’t like the “judged by God” message, calling it “too political” and “way too incendiary.” It was also reported the title of the movie itself was problematic for the media company.
— Jeff Pruitt (@quozdrummer1) July 14, 2016
Perhaps people missed that this is the REPUBLICAN National Convention?
— Glenn Ostrosky (@GlennOstrosky) July 14, 2016