Abortion Rights Supporters Put Banners over Anti-Abortion Billboards

April 4, 2011  |  

(Chicago Tribune) — Controversial billboard ads recently unveiled in Chicago’sEnglewood neighborhood that target the disproportionately high rate of abortion in the black community have been covered by opponents less than a week after they went up.  Two of the three identical ads — which feature an image of President Barack Obama and the words “Every 21 minutes our next possible leader is aborted” — were covered with fabric banners with messages scrawled in red paint.  One banner says: “In 21 minutes this sign should be gone.” A second banner, which dangled from the billboard Sunday after being blown by the wind, says, “Abort Racism.”

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