Activists Planning to Broadcast Live Abortions Near the Alamo
There is such thing as an "Abortion JumboTron TV," and it will be deployed for some extremely graphic anti-abortion protesting in San Antonio on Wednesday, as the fight over reproductive rights in the State of Texas rages on.
Parents are being warned to keep their children away from the Alamo in San Antonio on Wednesday afternoon, as activists from two anti-choice groups, the Ohio-based group Created Equal and Love of Truth Ministries, will be broadcasting footage of abortions -- complete with what are supposedly fetal body parts -- on that "JumboTron TV" projection screen near the historic building.
The groups will also be projecting massive, graphic still photos of aborted fetuses, and will be passing out brochures and literature and answering questions. This demonstration comes one week after the Supreme Court halted stringent new regulations for abortion clinics in Texas, allowing a number of previously-closed clinics to reopen.
The activist groups are targeting the area due to the high amount of foot traffic near the historic site, and the organizers are warning parents with children who may be in the area around the Alamo during the hours of 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday to find an alternate route.
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According to Love of Truth's website, the group does its "outreach" via volunteers, who use large abortion photos, along with brochures, poll-tables, public surveys, and a free speech board to "engage and educate" folks who happen to be caught in the midst of a demonstration on the topic of abortion.
Demonstrators were on the University of Texas - San Antonio campus earlier this week, bombarding college students with still photos of abortions. And while Love of Truth's massive aborted fetus photos may seem extreme, Created Equal takes things to the next level.
The group travels across the nation with their "JumboTron TV," projecting live abortion footage for all to see as a tactic to deter women from choosing abortions. Their mission statement says it all:
We're a social action movement seeking to end the greatest human rights injustice of our time. Killing preborn babies is nothing less than age-based discrimination. Abortion robs us of our future. Our goal is to restore the true meaning of equality to include equal protection between the born and the preborn.
Protecting preborn children is our cause. What makes Created Equal a movement is that we are an organized, mobilized generation choosing to live intentionally to protect the weak and defenseless by drawing strength and inspiration from one another.
Our various media make it possible for people to become part of a grassroots effort intelligently responding to injustice. We are 21st century defenders. There's a place for everyone in this movement. Join us.
So, yeah. If you're visiting San Antonio with your children Wednesday, stay away from the Alamo unless you want to expose them to a very, very large video of a woman having an abortion on a JumboTron.
On second though, perhaps tomorrow everyone should stay away from the Alamo, period. We don't recommend "Abortion JumoTrons" for any age group.
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