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There have been at least 40 known instances of pro-lifers being targeted with violence, vandalism and harassment in the weeks following the leaked Supreme Court draft opinion signaling the potential overturning of Roe v. Wade, according to a new report.
A report released by Susan B. Anthony Pro-Life America detailed 49 incidents of violence, vandalism, and harassment committed by pro-abortion activists since the May 2 leak. At least 47 of those incidents included the targeting of pro-life individuals, events, organizations, pregnancy centers, and churches.
Law enforcement officers stand guard as protesters march past Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s home on June 8, 2022 in Chevy Chase, Maryland. (Nathan Howard/Getty Images)
“Every abortion is an act of violence – violence against the unborn child who is killed and violence against the mother who is wounded in one of the deepest ways possible,” the organization’s president, Marjorie Dannenfelser, said in a press release. “In contrast to that inherent violence, the vast network of pregnancy centers, maternity homes, and other organizations across America exist to peacefully and lovingly serve women and families.”
“President Biden, his administration, and every elected officeholder and candidate needs to unequivocally condemn them now,