Pro-Life Billboard Vandalized With Depiction Of A Coat Hanger Abortion

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A pro-life billboard in Indiana was vandalized earlier this week with a drawing of a coat hanger pulling at a baby still in the womb.

Located in downtown Fort Wayne, Ind., the billboard originally showed an unborn baby with the words “I am 20 weeks old. I can do a somersault.” But after the vandalism, the awareness ad became something morbid.

A coat hanger was drawn just above the baby’s head, while website address was painted over and replaced with the words, “In the trash.” (RELATED: #ShoutYourAbortion Founder Announced Her Abortion With Coat Hanger, Pregnancy Test)

(Photo Courtesy of Indiana Right To Life)

(Photo courtesy of Indiana Right To Life)

“Unfortunately, pro-life groups are often the target of crude attacks by perpetrators who want nothing to do with the message of hope and love offered by the pro-life community,” Indiana Right to Life president Mike Fichter said in a statement.

Fichter said that Allen County — home to Fort Wayne — doesn’t have an abortion clinic. According to Ficter, the Indiana Right to Life organization continues to lend its support to Fort Wayne pro-life groups and hopes they “continue boldly proclaiming the pro-life message in Northeast Indiana” despite the vandalism.

The billboard has been taken down and replaced, according to Wane News.

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