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Are We Forcing People to Look at Graphic Abortion Pictures?

Posted by John Jansen (October 13, 2011 at 3:17 pm)
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Eric Scheidler with one of the League's warning signs
[Photo by Matt Yonke]

Following our first ever “Face the Truth Tour” in Cincinnati last weekend, we received an e-mail from someone who made it clear he was not a fan of ours:

Placing those photos on major roads was innappropiate [sic] and disgusting and Tramatizing [sic] to children and your organization should be ashamed and banned.

I don’t care if you are protesting against abortion, but subjecting children to these photos is not acceptable behavior for an organization that tries to represent itself as concerned citizens.

Please rethink your actions and your so called caring tour and don’t force this stuff on our children by using disgusting graphic photos.

After years of experience showing graphic abortion pictures out on the streets, we’ve gotten used to hearing complaints — which, like that of our aforementioned correspondent, most often ask “What if children see these pictures?” in some form or other.

That’s why this is the first question addressed on our Answering Common Objections to Face the Truth page.

But there’s another aspect of this complaint that deserves some attention: the idea that by displaying graphic abortion pictures, we are thereby forcing people to look at them. [Continue reading …]

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