Darren Wilson Supporters Pay For A “Pants Up, Don’t Loot” Billboard Via Crowdfunding
A supporter of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, who fatally shot Black teen Michael Brown, has implemented a crowdfunding campaign that has raised enough money to erect a billboard in the heart of the St. Louis suburb reading “#PantsUPDontLoot.”
The phrase and hashtag was made popular by conservatives as a response to the Ferguson protesters’ “Hands up, don’t shoot” rallying cry, reports Gawker.
Putting the billboard “in the heart of Florissant,” where most of the Ferguson protests have taken place, is being spearheaded by an IndieGoGo campaigner from Brentwood, Tennessee, named Don Alexander. He posted on the crowdfunding site: