They Took Down That Offensive Anti-Abortion Billboard in Soho

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Last night, Lamar Advertising agreed to pull a three-story anti-abortion billboard featuring a young black girl with the caption, "The most dangerous place for African Americans is in the womb." The billboard, put up by the Texas-based group Life Always, was also walking distance from a Planned Parenthood on Bleecker. Pro-life advocates, 1; People who willfully misrepresent racial statistics about abortion rates as proof of "genocidal plot," 0. [NYDN]