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Business owner targeted for Trump campaign signs

Posted at 10:23 PM, Mar 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-12 22:23:22-05
 
A Cape Coral business owner was targeted for the second time Saturday because of her support for Donald Trump.
 
Norma Young, the owner of Coralwood Plaza in Cape Coral, says Trump  campaign signs she placed around her strip mall were stolen for the second time in less than a week. 
 
"This is here, and they went all the way down to the end of the property and all the way around to the back," said Norma Young, as she walked along the sidewalk where the campaign signs once stood. 
 
Young told Fox 4 that seven signs were stolen last week, and a few minutes before Fox 4 arrived at her business Saturday someone took off with 5 signs. 
 
"The only thing I would ask is don't steal, don't break the law," said Young. 
 
Young says it's not about the act it self, but what the theft represents. 
 
"I don't really care who they support. What I care about is the freedom to be able to express it and not in a violent, disrespectful or unlawful way," said Young. 
 
The Trump sign seizure has inspired Tony Kolbuchar, who was protesting violent clashes seen at Trump Rallies. 
 
"If you go out with a certain point of view that a certain group of people don't like they want to come and physically assault you and shut you down," said Klobuchar. 
 
Others also came out to sing their praises for Young.  
 
"It is a free country, freedom of speech, and no one should be taking down anybody's sign no matter who it's for," said Jill Latimer.  
 
These supporters say it's not a matter of what they believe, but their right to express it. 
 
This time around Young says her Trump hater was spotted by an employee, who snagged a picture of his license plate and she's had a message for him. 
 
"Come over, I'll buy the coffee. You and I need to talk," said Young.