Norman High School protests protestors

Norman High School protests protestors

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"Talk to your family, not these yahoos!"

"Know your audience!"

"May the fetus you save be gay!"

These signs of protest aren't for the passersby at Norman High School. They're signs protesting the protestors right across the street.

"We are attempting to basically engage the students of this school about the issue, of not only abortion, but really of a world view that permits the slaughter of unborn children," said Alvin Miracle, one of the abolitionists with Project Frontlines.

Project Frontlines launched a nationwide movement February 21st to expose millions of students to abortion.  When the Fox 25 cameras arrived, the vulgar signs that have been greeting students for days were put away.

Miracle says the images serve a purpose.

"We have found if you just hold a sign with a pithy statement and some words on it, you don't get nearly the reaction that you do with an image."

The signs with images so vulgar we couldn't show you on television were replaced with a simple web site.  It didn't take long for the students to start a counter attack.

"It's ridiculous, they shouldn't be doing this at a school," said Ryan Steinmeyer, a Senior at Norman High. "If they want to voice their First Amendment rights, I am too. And my First Amendment protects that."

Steinmeyer says his fellow students are trying to run them off and confuse them with satire.  The message he chose is simple.

"I want everyone to know that the Star Trek sequel wasn't really that great!"

Others are following suit.  One student held up a sign stating he misses the TV show "Firefly."  Another student held up a sign stating he needed a dollar for a bus ticket.

But some students aren't as light-hearted about the protest.  They are hurt and offended by the images, so they called their parents for support.

Valarie Lambert's daughter and other students walk by the protestors every day, and she's not happy about what they're seeing.

"I want a bully free school zone," she said. "They 're being bullied out here and it's just not right."

Lambert is fighting back by starting her own movement to create buffer zones at schools to protect students.  She's also helping students spread their own message.

"Because they're teenagers they have a voice, a right, to say hey I don't want you at my school."

It's a lesson and a right these students are putting into practice.

"Your voice is always heard," Steinmeyer said. "If you want your voice to be heard you can make it heard and it's as simple as standing on a corner with a sign."

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