Graphic abortion protest set near Liberty Bell

AP News
Posted: Oct 14, 2014 6:13 PM

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An anti-abortion group has received a permit to project images of bloody, aborted fetuses on a 10- by 12-foot screen next to the Liberty Bell on Philadelphia's historic Independence Mall.

A public affairs officer for the Independence National Historical Park says the agency doesn't consider content when it permits assemblies or activities.

Ohio-based Created Equal says it will show the images on a continuous loop from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday. It has an all-day permit.

Created Equal's national director Mark Harrington tells The Philadelphia Inquirer ( that he's aware that Independence Mall is a big draw for families with children. He says his group isn't intentionally trying to expose children to the images.

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He says warning signs will be posted so parents can avoid the images.