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Pro-choice vandals in Michigan caught spray-painting Catholic church

A Catholic Church in Michigan was vandalized with spray paint by three vandals last weekend.

Security footage shows three vandals dressed in black approach the Church of the Resurrection in Lansing, Michigan, on foot.

“Our hope and our prayer is that those who did this to our parish church are not just brought to justice but are also brought to conversion, brought to an encounter with the love of Jesus, brought to a realization that anger corrodes the soul while life in Christ brings only freedom, peace and healing. That’s our hope. That’s our prayer,” parish pastor Fr. Steve Mattson said Wednesday.

The individuals can be seen scribbling slogans in red paint on the sidewalk. The phrases “abort the court” and “death to Christian nationalism” were written, among others.

The incident in Michigan marks the latest in an ongoing string of attacks on houses of worship. 

Not a single arrest has been made in more than a dozen attacks on pro-life organizations across the country claimed by left-wing pro-abortion group Jane’s Revenge.

Jane’s Revenge has claimed responsibility for at least 18 arson and vandalism attacks on crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs) and other faith-based organizations throughout the US since the May 2 leak of the Supreme Court draft opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which overturned Roe v. Wade.

The vandalizing comes as there has been an uptick in attacks on house of worship.
Catholic Diocese of Lansing

The FBI first told Fox News Digital in June that it had launched an investigation into the targeted vandalism. 

The FBI said in a Sept. 7 statement it was still investigating the “series of attacks and threats targeting pregnancy resource centers, faith-based organizations and reproductive health clinics across the country, as well as to judicial buildings, including the U.S. Supreme Court.” But it made no mention of Jane’s Revenge specifically.

The seeming lack of enthusiasm in investigating the acts of arson and vandalism has inspired outrage among conservatives.

Republicans in Congress sent a letter to the FBI on Wednesday demanding transparency and data on the bureau’s enforcement of the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act.

The Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances (FACE) Act prohibits the threat or use of physical force to intimidate a person seeking an abortion. It also outlaws damage or destruction to abortion facilities, pregnancy centers and houses of worship.

The Republicans doubled down on their accusation of intentionally lopsided enforcement of the FACE Act, accusing the FBI of failing to pursue a single violation committed against a house of worship or pro-life pregnancy center.

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