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Police: Graphic images of abortion to be seen on Statesboro streets
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Graphic images depicting the aftermath of abortion will be seen on the streets of Statesboro through Friday.

The Statesboro Police Department issued a news release Wednesday afternoon saying that the Center for Bio-Ethical Reform has notified the department of its public demonstration against abortion.

"The notification states the advocacy group will display graphic images on box-style trucks on the public streets of Statesboro from March 11th through March 13th," the release says.

"While the images are graphic, the advocacy group is exercising their First Amendment rights," the police department's statement continues. "So long as the vehicles do not hinder the flow of traffic, violate traffic law, or violate Georgia criminal law the Statesboro Police Department must allow the group to display the images."

The police department said it is notifying the community for informational purposes.

The police department quoted an excerpt of the notification: "... Center for Bio-Ethical Reform (CBR), a pro-life advocacy group based in California, will on March 11-13, 2015 be traveling the public streets of Statesboro displaying graphic pictures of aborted children ..."


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