Girl's mom sues over city anti-abortion billboard

(AP) - A mother is suing an anti-abortionorganization that used her 6-year-old daughter's image on a massivebillboard in New York City that some people denounced

NEW YORK - (AP) - A mother is suing an anti-abortionorganization that used her 6-year-old daughter's image on a massivebillboard in New York City that some people denounced as racist andoffensive.

Tricia Fraser has filed a lawsuit against Texas-based LifeAlways over the billboard that went up briefly in Manhattan earlierthis year.

Life Always did not immediately respond to a request forcomment.

The billboard pictured Fraser's daughter, who is black, alongwith the words, "The most dangerous place for an African-Americanis 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 claimsits license prohibited the use of the image in "defamatory" ways.

Anti-abortion rights activists unveil controversial NYC billboard

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Students, faculty and staff are calling on the 1 Students march to fight CUNY tuition hikes
A $72 million project to modernize three R 2 $72 M subway revival project underway in Brooklyn
Wells Fargo is rolling out cardless ATMs where 3 Word on the Street: Paying by phone
The MTA plans to modernize more than 30 4 MTA begins shutdown of some Brooklyn R train stations for repairs
Officials believe the drug ring brought heroin, cocaine, 5 New drug furanyl-fentanyl hits Brooklyn streets

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE