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This Graphic Picture Will Fly High over the Republican National Convention

07-11-2016
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A pro-life group has released an image of an aborted baby that will fly on a banner over at the Republican National Convention.

The pro-life group, Created Equal, says the banner is 50 feet by 100 feet and shows a 15-week-old aborted baby. It will fly July 13-21 every day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. ET over the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland.

Mark Harrington, national director of Created Equal, talks to CBN's Jenna Browder about the controversial banner and its purpose. Watch above.

Next to the image, the banner simply says "Rescue uNborn Children," emphasizing the RNC letters.

Mark Harrington, national director of Created Equal, says the goal is to get the GOP to defund Planned Parenthood in its 2016 platform.

The initiative requests that the $540 million currently given to Planned Parenthood be redirected to 13,000 federally licensed heath clinics that provide comprehensive women's health care.

"Created Equal will increase the presence of these horrifying pictures of abortion leading up to the convention, July 18 through 21," Harrington said. "Our goal is to send a strong signal to the RNC to rescue the unborn, beginning with a commitment to defund Planned Parenthood."

Donald Trump, the Republican Party's presumptive nominee, has voiced support for partially funding Planned Parenthood. He also believes in abortion in certain circumstances, including the life of the mother, incest and rape.

In conjunction with the banner, Created Equal is planning a series of rallies and public outreach events throughout Cleveland.

"Created Equal is taking advantage of this historic opportunity to raise our voices for the preborn. We demand that the Republican Party continue to defend the preborn," Harrington said.

Another banner will fly at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia at the end of the month. 

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