Skip to comments.Rome Yanks Largest Pro-Life Poster in Its History
Posted on 04/22/2018 7:01:48 AM PDT by marshmallow
Mayor claims pro-life display violates 'civil rights'
Roman authorities have removed from a busy street near the Vatican the largest pro-life poster in the history of Italian pro-life activism. The huge poster, spanning three stories, features the image of an 11-week-old unborn child, and was part of a chain of demonstrations promoted by pro-life group ProVita Onlus to recall 40 years of legal abortion in Italy. The poster, which had been legally granted a permit to be posted from April 315, was taken down by Mayor Virginia Raggi after a mere three days.
ProVita Onlus is used to censorship. The group was recently harassed by Italian Police because of a billboard truck paying tribute to late Dubia Cardinal Carlo Caffarra, and the municipality of Rome acknowledges that it regularly bans posters from ProVita because its "content harms individual rights and liberties." This time, in less than 24 hours, the police had already been called over the "offensive" picture of a baby sucking his thumb, displayed along with a few biological truths: "At eleven weeks, you already sucked your thumb," "all your organs were present," and "you are here because your mother hasn't aborted you."
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Once upon a time the obvious solution would be to hang that poster within the walls of the Vatican, but visible from the streets of Rome.
Sadly, that alternative may not be endorsed today.
I thought the mayor is conservative?
1Then said he unto the disciples, It is impossible but that offences will come: but woe unto him, through whom they come! 2It were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he cast into the sea, than that he should offend one of these little ones. - Luke 17: 1-2
The right to blissful ignorance of the truth? The right to guilt free homicide?
This Vatican would most likely hang a Planned Parenthood poster.
Seeing a picture of an actual 11 week gestation baby is offensive?? But the killing of an 11 week gestation baby isnt?? Our world is in much bigger trouble than I realized!
Title should have been NAZI mayor of Rome encourages infanticide!
I wish I had a way to donate online to Pro Vita Onlus. It would be an honor to be part of this noble effort.
The caption on the lower left also says, "Your heart has already been beating since the third week after conception."
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