Graphic abortion protest set near Liberty Bell

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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 (http://bit.ly/ZqVrSW) 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.

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