Published on Oct 21, 2015 “This is a citizen’s arrest,” an angry abortion advocate declares while ripping down Created Equal’s anti-abortion display in a newly released video. The Columbus resident encountered our team with banners on a highway overpass on the morning of October 16. Outraged by the pictures of aborted babies, she went on a tirade.
The video shows the abortion advocate ripping down banners showing aborted fetuses put in place for Created Equal’s “Operation Overpass”. While tearing down the display, she insults the team—calling them illiterate, mocking their occupation—before another resident arrives and grabs, pushes Created Equal staff member Ian.
When Ian requests she stop violating our right to free speech, she responds: “I served in the military for a number of years. I defended that right.” Nevertheless she does not stop trampling on those rights—all the while calling herself a “good citizen.”
Police eventually arrive on the scene, telling the defenders of abortion that Created Equal’s “Operation Overpass” is allowed. When the couple begins to argue, the officer states multiple times, “Freedom of speech.”
Created Equal coordinates in advance with the Ohio Department of Transportation and Columbus Police Department to ensure adherence to the law. Our “Operation Overpass” is a lawful expression of our First Amendment rights.
Created Equal is pressing charges.
Please take a few minutes to watch the video below:
Created Equal is a social action movement seeking to end the greatest human rights injustice of our time. Killing preborn babies is nothing less than age-based discrimination. Abortion robs us of our future. Our goal is to restore the true meaning of equality to include equal protection between the born and the preborn.
Protecting preborn children is our cause. What makes Created Equal a movement is that we are an organized, mobilized generation choosing to live intentionally to protect the weak and defenseless by drawing strength and inspiration from one another.
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