Skip to comments.Operation Rescue Office Attacked in Broad Daylight
Posted on 06/27/2009 12:21:56 PM PDT by wagglebee
Operation Rescue President Troy Newman heard noise outside his office and observed the assailant through the security cameras attempting to gain access to the roof. Newman rushed outside and confronted the man, who then tried to punch Newman. When that failed, he flung his bicycle at Newman then fled the scene.
One security camera was stolen causing an estimated $1,000 in damage. No one was hurt in the fracas.
Police were called and a report was filed, but the suspect is still at large.
Ironically, at the time of the attack Newman was on the telephone giving an interview to a reporter from the Washington Times about the increase in threats against Operation Rescue staff members in the wake of the murder of late-term abortionist George Tiller.
"In light of the recent events, the targeting of our security system is troubling. We can't help but think that if this attack happened to an abortion clinic, there would be federal marshals patrolling and investigating. The police seemed apathetic. It's almost as if pro-lifers are second-class citizens," said Newman.
"We are just thankful that no one was injured and that the attacker was interrupted before he could do more damage. We will be increasing our security precautions as a result of this incident. We have a very dedicated staff, and no amount of intimidation will deter us from our work."
About Operation Rescue®
Operation Rescue is one of the leading pro-life Christian activist organizations in the nation. Operation Rescue recently made headlines when it bought and closed an abortion clinic in Wichita, Kansas and has become the voice of the pro-life activist movement in America. Its activities are on the cutting edge of the abortion issue, taking direct action to restore legal personhood to the pre-born and stop abortion in obedience to biblical mandates.
Zero and his ilk don't view pro-lifers as second-class citizens, they view us as the enemy.
America’s own little version of dhimmitude. We don’t have to wait for muslims to bring it to us; libs are gradually cramming it down our throats, bit by bit, more and more, every year.
A stolen bicycle, no doubt. Hey, let's steal a couple of skateboards, sneak up on NOW's headquarters, try to disable their security, and throw skateboards at them if they catch us!
(Is < /sarc > really necessary?)
Was this the work of 0bama’s “Civilian Defense Force”?
Hey, this means we get a letter from Obama condemning this vile act and Federal marshalls to protect the office !!!
Oh wait, that option is only available for partial birth abortionists.
I suggest CCW permits all around, and plenty of range time.
Where is the outrage and reports of domestic terrorism? Aren’t you going to express your displeasure and send out the Federal Marshalls, BO? Oh right; that is is only reserved for those who terrorize unborn babies.
Sounds like an ACORN was in need of a fix and aimed to pinch cameras to get cash to buy ACORN fertilizer.