“Black Babies Are In Danger”: Milwaukee billboards focus on racial disparity of Wisconsin’s abortions

Thirteen billboards placed throughout the city of Milwaukee, beginning today and running for a month, are highlighting the high numbers of black babies aborted every year.

Wisconsin is the eighth lowest state nationally in the number of abortions, but the racial disparity in its numbers far exceeds the national trends. In Wisconsin, 6.2% of the population is black, yet 24% of all state abortions are on African-Americans, which is four times the representation.

The billboards aim to raise awareness about abortion, Planned Parenthood’s history of racism and the continuing eugenics movement in Wisconsin. The campaign directs the public to TooManyAborted.com/WI and was created by Ryan Bomberger, an African-American who is the Chief Creative Officer of The Radiance Foundation.

“We are exposing the myth of the ‘unwanted’ child and the destruction of hope and possibility that abortion brings to the black community,” explained Bomberger. “There are better, life-affirming alternatives, especially adoption. In this day and age, with the most advanced technology, information access, and resources ever available in human history, abortion should never be the solution we resort to.”

This campaign is championed by national African-American civil rights leaders, including the niece of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Dr. Alveda King.

Two billboards are running. The first states “Black Children Are in Danger;” click here to view. The second states “Black and Beautiful;” click here to view. Both share the same message: Exponentially, black children are more endangered by death by abortion than any other demographic in America.

In 2010, Planned Parenthood celebrated 75 years of existence in Wisconsin. Those 75 years have been financed by taxpayer dollars and the brutal killing of innocent unborn children. Despite its massive failure to reduce pregnancy rates, unplanned pregnancies, and exponentially high STD rates, Planned Parenthood is rewarded with lavish amounts of government funding and unconditional support from a community most ravaged by its mission – to reduce ‘unwanted’ populations.

To see a map of the billboard locations, click here. The billboards are a collaborative effort between Pro-Life Wisconsin and the national organization The Radiance Foundation.

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