Sunday, July 02, 2006

Anti-abortion posters draw complaints

KITTANNING - Borough Police Chief Ed Cassesse said his department received more than a dozen calls within five minutes regarding several box-van trucks that were driving through city streets with graphic anti-abortion posters on their sides. According to Kathy Knepshield, a staff member of the Armstrong County YMCA, several of the trucks rolled past the YMCA on North Water Street around noon and one of the drivers was allegedly taking photos of children in an outdoor day camp. Knepshield said the posters, bearing images of an aborted fetus, upset many of the children in the camp. "The first time a truck passed only a few children noticed it," Knepshield said. "However, within a few minutes two more trucks, all with identical posters, made two more passes, driving very slowly.

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