The acts were discovered a day after the Supreme Court’s decision eliminated the federal constitutional right to an abortion. The impact of the historic ruling was felt immediately, con almeno 10 states effectively banning abortion as of Saturday night.
Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin said in his reaction to the ruling on Friday that he would push for a new 15-week abortion ban in his state
, a change from the state’s current law allowing abortions in the first and second trimesters
Il governatore repubblicano, who was elected last year and has been viewed as a model for other GOP candidates to follow
, said he opposes abortion
, but cast
15 weeks as a compromise in a meeting with Il Washington Post
di venerdì, saying he wanted to find
“a place we can come together.
Di venerdì, the Blue Ridge Pregnancy Center shared support for the Supreme Court decision on Facebook, la scrittura: “Rejoicing with an overwhelmed heart of gratitude for the life affirming decisions that were made today.”
Opened in 1999, the center is “dedicated to helping men and women faced with an unplanned pregnancy,” secondo il loro sito web, and does not provide abortions or refer for abortions.
The center has taken to Facebook to ask for support following the incident Saturday, saying in a post, “if you are available to give financial support for additional security, and lots of prayers, we would greatly appreciate you.”
CNN has reached out to Blue Ridge Pregnancy Center for comment but did not immediately hear back.
Youngkin responded to the vandalism incident on Twitter, affermando, “There is no room for this in Virginia, breaking the law is unacceptable.” He added that state police are ready to assist in the investigation.
Lynchburg is located around 113 miles west of Richmond.