Assaults, Vandalism and Death Threats: Abortion Activists Targeted Pro-Life People 60+ Times in 2020

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Assaults, Vandalism and Death Threats: Abortion Activists Targeted Pro-Life People 60+ Times in 2020

Pro-lifers were victims of vandalism, assault, harassment and threats in alarming numbers again in 2020. LifeNews.com recorded more than 60 reports of such incidents, including pro-life signs being stolen, sidewalk counselors being threatened and billboards vandalized. While the report total did decrease from 2019, many pro-life events and outreach efforts were either canceled, dramatically reduced or held online due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Arson, Assaults, and Death Threats: Abortion Activists Attacked Pro-Lifers 100+ Times in 2019

LifeNews.com recorded more than 100 reports of assault, vandalism, harassment and other incidents targeting pro-life advocates in 2019. Our news outlet began tracking these reports after pro-life organizations expressed alarm about an uptick in violence in recent years as they work to protect the rights of unborn babies.