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(LifeSiteNews) — There have been over 20 attacks on pregnancy centers across the USA since the draft of a Supreme Court decision concerning Roe v. Wade was leaked in May. 

The incidents have ranged from spray-painting graffiti to smashing windows and arson. Some attacks are anonymous, and others have been claimed by extremist pro-abortion groups like “Jane’s Revenge” and the “Anti Hope Brigade.” 

The crimes began just days after Justice Samuel Alito’s draft opinion was published by Politico in early May and have continued as the final Supreme Court decision remains undisclosed. One of the first incidents took place on May 14 at Alpha Pregnancy Center in Maryland. Various messages, including “You’re anti-choice, not pro-life” and “If abortion isn’t safe, neither are you,” were spray-painted on and near the entrance. 

READ: ‘Jane’s Revenge’ declares ‘open season’ on pro-life groups, promises to escalate violence 

Jane’s Revenge claimed responsibility for this attack. 

On June 2, the terrorist group released a message regarding its vandalism at Agape, a pregnancy resource center in Des Moines, IA.   

“We broke windows and wrote messages of ‘god loves abortion’, ‘fake clinic’, ‘this place is not safe’, and ‘stop lying’. It was fun and easy,” Jane’s Revenge wrote. “Now is the time for action. Crisis pregnancy centers as well as the churches, banks, and businesses that support them are all responsible for the violence of forced birth.” 

Gresham Pregnancy Resource Center in Oregon suffered fire damage on June 11 after an incendiary device was through through a window, another act of violence from abortion activists.  

That same day, Hope Pregnancy Center in Philadelphia was found vandalized as well. The next morning, on June 12, a post claiming responsibility for the damage was published on the Philly Anti-Capitalist blog. 

“We smashed out all of the windows of the ‘Hope’ pregnancy center on Broad St.,” the self-styled “Anti Hope Brigade” wrote.   

“We are tired of your ‘family values’ and you forcing families, and your values onto our bodies. This fake clinic spread lies and is part of a broader attempt to strip away body autonomy from hundreds of women and people…If the attack on abortion does not stop our attacks will broaden.” 

In response to the attacks on pro-life pregnancy centers and offices, Catholic Vote has created a map to track the violence. The lay organization has identified the following as sites of pro-abortion arson or vandalism. 

  1. Hollywood, FL — South Broward Pregnancy Center and Archdiocese of Miami Respect Life Ministry 
  2. Asheville, NC — Mountain Area Pregnancy Services 
  3. Manassas, VA — First Care Women’s Health 
  4. Alexandria, VA — Concerned Women for America 
  5. Reiserstown, MD — Alpha Pregnancy Center 
  6. Frederick, MD — BirthRight of Frederick 
  7. Frederick, MD — CareNet Frederick 
  8. Reiserstown, MD — Alpha Pregnancy Center 
  9.  Buffalo, NY — CompassCare Pregnancy Services 
  10.  Madison, WI — Wisconsin Family Action
  11.  Des Moines, IA — Agape Pregnancy Resource Center 
  12. Denton, TX — Woman to Woman Pregnancy Resource Center 
  13. Austin, TX — Trotter House 
  14. Long Beach, CA — His Nesting Place Home for Mothers & Children 
  15. Sebastopol, CA — Pregnancy Center Billboard 
  16.  Eugene, OR — Dove Medical Clinic 
  17. Keizer, OR — Oregon Right to Life 
  18. Gresham, OR — Gresham Pregnancy Resource Center 
  19. Portland, OR — Southeast Portland Pregnancy Resource Center 
  20. Vancouver, WA — Options360 Women’s Clinic 
  21. Federal Way, WA — Care Net Pregnancy and Family Services of Puget Sound 
  22. Lynnwood, WA — Next Step Pregnancy Services 
  23. Philadelphia, PA — Hope Pregnancy Center 
  24. Washington, DC — Capitol Hill Pregnancy Center 

READ: CEO of firebombed pregnancy center says pro-abortion attacks prove life is winning 

The leaked Supreme Court draft indicated that a majority will overturn the Roe v. Wade ruling, which would weaken the control of the federal government over the issue and leave abortion laws to be determined by individual states.