Black Children An Endangered Species, Say Billboards

Anti-abortion billboards around Atlanta are causing a stir for their claim that African American women get a disproportionate amount of abortions compared to other women, reports the Atlanta Journal Constitutional. The billboards--35 of which have been placed around metro Atlanta--feature a sad African American boy with the headline: "Black children are an endangered species." Anti-abortion groups Georgia Right to Life and the Radiance Foundation--who erected the billboards--say about 56% of abortions in Georgia are by Black women, though Blacks make up 30% of the population. According to the two groups' website abortion clinics are often placed in "urban areas where Blacks reside." Read More: Judge Rules on Posting Women's Abortions OnlineInside President Obama's Healthcare Bill


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