Friday, January 2, 2009

A Sight for Sore Eyes



A billboard advertising the Walk for Life West Coast’s signature slogan “Abortion Hurts Women” is now displayed near the approach to one of the most traveled bridges in the U.S. The San Francisco Walk, which drew 25,000 people last year, is Saturday, January 24.

The 20' x 60' billboard is easily visible to the more than 100,000 cars driving the freeway daily on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge approach and includes a phone number for a post abortion help line. The help line is staffed by women who have themselves experienced abortion, explained Walk for Life co-chair Eva Muntean. The billboard went up December 31.

“San Francisco is a beautiful city but there is a lot of sadness beneath the surface--until recently we had more abortions than live births, and a high percentage of our population has experienced abortion,” Ms. Muntean said. “We need to reach those women (and men) who are hurting, and this seemed like the most effective method.”

The billboard is located at Fourth and Bryant Streets in San Francisco. The Bay Bridge carries approximately 270,000 cars a day, according to state Department of Transportation statistics.

To learn more about the Walk for Life go to http://www.walkforlifewc.com/

6 comments:

Anonymous said...

That "Left for Dead" billboard right above the "Walk for Life" sign must be providential.

Secular Heretic said...

It is a sight for sore eyes. I like what I see.

ruby (pomegranate apple) said...

thank you so much for posting on this!

i saw a news article earlier but there wasn't a picture.

Fredi said...

Hi Father,

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Blessed New Year,
Fredi D'Alessio

beetlebabee said...

Thanks for this. I had not seen the sign before. With the assault on the family intensifying, it's interesting to me to see how various the facets of this war spread. Abortion is a side I have known about but not often thought about.

Taken as a whole, the marriage debate, the economic debate, the abortion debate...they're all facets of the same war.

Secular Heretic said...

The family has been attacked from all sides recently.