Tags: Abortion Billboard

Girl's Mom Sues over NYC Anti-abortion Billboard

Tuesday, 26 Apr 2011 11:34 PM

 

NEW YORK (AP) — A New Jersey mother is suing an anti-abortion organization that used her 6-year-old daughter's image on a massive billboard in New York City that some people denounced as racist and offensive.

Tricia Fraser filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Texas-based Life Always over the billboard that went up briefly in Manhattan earlier this year.

Life Always did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

The billboard pictured Fraser's daughter, who is black, along with the words, "The most dangerous place for an African-American is in the womb."

The lawsuit claims the use of her daughter's image was "defamatory, unauthorized and offensive." It called the billboard "racist."

Though the photograph was obtained legally, the lawsuit claims its license prohibited the use of the image in "defamatory" ways.

© Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Man Arrested After Climbing Bike Rack At White House

Sunday, 01 Feb 2015 20:27 PM

A man who climbed a bicycle rack outside the White House fence on Sunday has been charged with unlawful entry, the Secre . . .

Whitney Houston's Daughter in Medically Induced Coma: Report

Sunday, 01 Feb 2015 20:03 PM

Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown's daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, was reportedly placed in a medically induced coma due  . . .

NewsBusters: WaPo Owner Has 2 Houses Bigger Than Romney's

Sunday, 01 Feb 2015 19:32 PM

Before Mitt Romney announced on Friday he wouldn't be running for president again in 2016, The Washington Post ran a sto . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved