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By Ben Johnson

As the number of attacks on pro-life groups and individuals ticked up to 51 this week, including a Republican state representative and a church, the group behind many such assaults promises to take “increasingly drastic measures” which are not “so easily cleaned up as fire and graffiti.”

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The newest disturbances add to the growing list of abortion activists’ acts of vandalism, theft, and property damage since the leak of the Supreme Court’s Dobbs decision last month.

At 4:05 a.m. Monday, two individuals smashed the windows and threw a lit flare into the office of Washington State Rep. Andy Barkis, a pro-life Republican who introduced a bill to prohibit the abortion of children with Down syndrome. The flare landed on a masonry floor, preventing more extensive damage. Some police have said the failed arson attempt against the building, where the House Republican Organizational Committee keeps its offices, was intended as a distraction for a subsequent robbery. But some legislatorsquestion the event, as it came during radical abortion activists’ campaign of terror, which vandalized four churches in Olympia late last month.

On Sunday, three protesters — one partially nude and clad only in fig leaves — shouted down a priest’s sermon at St. Veronica’s Catholic Church in Eastpointe, Michigan. They chanted a slogan and waved a green bandana associated with Rise Up 4 Abortion Rights, a Revolutionary Communist Party front group promoted by Hillary Clinton.

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