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Change.org petition asks local car dealership to take down Indian sign

Change.org petition asks dealership to remove sign (PHOTO: Change.org) Change.org petition asks dealership to remove sign (PHOTO: Change.org)
CARTHAGE, OH (FOX19) -

If you've lived here for long, you probably remember the old car dealer commercials that ended with "where Paddock meets Vine at the big Indian sign."

Well now there's a petition on Change.org asking Motor Time Auto Sales in Carthage to remove the sign, saying it's highly offensive to Native people.

Petition organizer Judy Gibson-Combs says it's just as racist as if they put up a 15-foot caricature of "lil black sambo."

As of 10 p.m. Tuesday night, 31 people have signed the petition.

No word yet on if Motor Time Auto Sales plans on taking the sign down.

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