More Pro-Life Activists Sentenced to Years Behind Bars, Including Veteran, Two Women in Their 70s

More Pro-Life Activists Sentenced to Years Behind Bars, Including Veteran, Two Women in Their 70s


Seven pro-life activists were sentenced to years in federal prison on Tuesday and Wednesday for protesting at the Washington Surgi-Clinic in Washington, DC, in 2020, an abortion clinic infamous for late-term abortions.

President Joe Biden’s Department of Justice (DOJ) brought conspiracy against rights and Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances (FACE) Act charges against nine pro-life activists for the protest, which carried a maximum prison sentence of 11 years and $350,000 in fines. The activists were found guilty in two separate trials in August and September of 2023 and have been in jail ever since, awaiting sentencing.

The FACE Act “prohibits threats of force, obstruction and property damage intended to interfere with reproductive health care services,” while conspiracy against rights — a charge that

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