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EXCLUSIVE: Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Arkansas, said Thursday that U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland should resign due to the Biden administration’s Justice Department inaction in the face of more than 50 attacks on pregnancy centers and clinics. pro-life churches over the past few weeks, allegedly led by Jane’s Revenge.
In a letter sent to Garland, Cotton, who is the senior member of the Criminal Justice and Counterterrorism Subcommittee, the Intelligence Committee and the Armed Services Committee, also called on the DOJ to investigate Jane’s Revenge in as a “domestic terrorist organization”.
“Places of worship and pro-life pregnancy centers are under attack. The Family Research Council has compiled a list of more than 50 attacks on churches, pro-life pregnancy centers and other pro-life groups over the past the last few weeks,” Cotton said. wrote to Garland in a letter obtained exclusively by Fox News Digital. “A left-wing extremist group called ‘Jane’s Revenge’ took credit for many of these attacks, including firebombings and grotesque acts of vandalism.”
Cotton noted how the same group on Tuesday “has now released a letter declaring ‘open season’ on all so-called ‘anti-choice’ groups and calls for terror attacks against these groups by anyone ‘with a desire to paint, burn, cut, [or] to the jam.”
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The senator included a list of more than a dozen attacks for which Jane’s Revenge has claimed responsibility in recent weeks following a leaked Supreme Court draft opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization which, if published, would overturn Roe v. Wade. Since many of these attacks have not resulted in any arrests, Cotton said the DOJ should bring federal charges against the perpetrators.
“What is the Department of Justice doing to protect Americans from these violent attacks? At a minimum, you should bring federal charges3 against the perpetrators, if any, and investigate ‘Jane’s Revenge’ as a domestic terrorist organization,” wrote Cotton.
“If you don’t want to protect Americans from these attacks, you should resign, although in my opinion you should resign anyway,” he added.
The listing at the end of a letter noted that on May 7, St. John XXIII Catholic Church in Ft. Collins, Colorado had its windows smashed and vandalized with the message “My body, my choice. “, no longer an anarchist symbol. The next day, Wisconsin Family Action in Madison, Wisconsin, is set on fire and vandalized with the threat, “if abortions aren’t safe, then neither are you.”
Also on May 8, which was Mother’s Day this year, the pregnancy and parenting resource center at Loreto House in Denton, Texas was vandalized with the messages “Forced birth is murder” and “No a clinic”.
On May 13, the Alpha Pregnancy Center in Reisterstown, Maryland was vandalized with the messages “Jane’s Revenge” and “If abortions aren’t safe, neither are you.”
The next day, the BirthRight Pregnancy Center in Frederick, Maryland was vandalized with the messages “Defend Roe” and “Fk Fake Clinic”.
On May 21, four churches in Olympia, Washington were vandalized with messages including “If abortions aren’t safe, then neither are you,” “Give up the church,” and “God loves abortion”.
The windows of Next Step Pregnancy Services were smashed and vandalized with the threat “If abortion isn’t safe, neither are you” on May 27.
On May 30, the Respect Life Office in Hollywood, Florida was vandalized with the messages “Jane’s Revenge”, “If abortions aren’t safe, then neither [sic] are you,” and anarchist symbols.”
On the same day, the Dove Medical Pregnancy Center in Eugene, Oregon was vandalized with the messages “From Jane”, “Not a clinic”, “Abortion is health” and communist symbols and anarchists. On June 2, Agape Pregnancy Center in Des Moines, Iowa had its windows smashed and vandalized with the messages “God loves abortions” and “fake clinic.”
On June 3, the Capitol Hill Pregnancy Center in Washington, DC was vandalized with eggs, red paint, and a message that read “Jane’s Revenge.” Meanwhile, Mountain Area Pregnancy Services in Asheville, North Carolina had its windows smashed and vandalized with the messages “No forced births” and “If abortions aren’t safe, neither are you!” June 7.
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Also on June 7, the CompassCare Pregnancy Center in Buffalo, New York, was set on fire and vandalized with the message “Jane was there”. The Options360 pregnancy center in Vancouver, Washington was vandalized with red paint and the message “Jane’s Revenge” on June 8.
And on June 11, the Gresham Pregnancy Resource Center in Gresham, Oregon, burned down.
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