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Black Lives Matter signs stolen from church twice in 2 weeks

CHERRY HILL, N.J. --For the second time in two weeks, a banner that said "Black Lives Matter" was torn down and stolen from in front of a New Jersey church, reports CBS Philly.

The Unitarian Universalist Church in Cherry Hill, N.J., said on its Facebook page that it has filed a police report after the banners, which advertised an upcoming community discussion, went missing.

The UUCCH Black Lives Matter Forum banners have been stolen a second time. This time both banners were ripped out. We have filed a police report and will be replacing them.

Posted by Unitarian Universalist Church in Cherry Hill on Sunday, February 21, 2016

"We believe that there's a strong need for having this kind of conversation," Rohn Hein, the church's lay leader for social responsibility, said in an interview with CBS Philly. " Ripping down signs does nothing but try to stop the conversation."

The second incident occurred on Sunday, but yet another sign has been installed by the church, according to a post on its Facebook page.