Face of Abortion Exhibition Comes to Rockford

Rockford, Ill., Aug. 13, 2013—Wednesday, August 14, Face the Truth Tours will appear at busy intersections in Rockford, with pro-life advocates displaying large posters that accurately depict the graphic reality of abortion, juxtaposed with beautiful pictures of living children, both born and unborn.

WHEN: Wednesday, August 14, 2013

WHERE: Rockford, Illinois

9:30 to 11:00 a.m., Riverside Boulevard and Alpine Road, (Map)

11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., East State Street and Alpine Road, (Map)

3:00 to 4:30 p.m., East State Street and Perryville Road, (Map)

WHO: Pro-Life Action League and concerned citizens

WHY: The Pro-Life Action League has coordinated Face the Truth Tours in Rockford for ten years, and according to Eric Scheidler, Executive Director, will continue organizing these public education tours. “The Face the Truth Tours work. Every year people stop to thank us for sharing the reality of abortion because it caused them to reconsider a planned abortion or begin the healing process from a past abortion,” said Scheidler. He added, “Last year a woman came up to us and said that she had an abortion 12 years ago, and that at the time, she felt she had no choice. She told us, ‘I keep looking at your picture, and I can’t believe I did that to my baby…nobody told me it was a baby.'”

Visuals/Audio

  • Poster-sized images of aborted babies
  • Pro-life supporters praying and protesting at busy intersections and along major roadways
  • Possible counter protesters
  • Negative and positive reactions from passersby

Face the Truth Tour time and location details are available here.

To learn more about Face the Truth Tours and the life-saving work of the Pro-Life Action League, view the two-minute Face the Truth video and get more details on the campaign here.

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