On the morning of Sunday September 24 2017 I approached the shopkeepers in High Street Ashburton, offering them the opportunity to display a “YES” placard in their shop, to indicate their support for marriage equality.
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On the morning of Saturday November 18, as I was driving down High Street, I spotted a massive YES symbol carefully spray painted on the exterior wall of the barber shop. This was in the same design of the placard I supplied to the shopkeepers in the street, presumably inspired by the several placards visible along the street. Adorning the placard was the hashtag #YESASHY, by way of saying “Ashburton says Yes”.
As a resident in the adjoining suburb Ashwood, I am proud to associate myself with the #YESASHY campaign, and thank the artist for their time, money and initiative in furthering the cause of equality.