An armed, would-be, pro-abortion assassin was arrested near Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s Maryland home early in the morning of June 8th after supposedly making threats against the justice, according to a spokesperson for the court. The man was taken into police custody at around 1:50 a.m., SCOTUS spokesperson Patricia McCabe stated in a statement.
“The man was armed and made threats against Justice Kavanaugh,” McCabe said. “He was transported to Montgomery County Police 2nd District.”
The arrest was first reported by the Washington Post. According to the paper, the suspect remains in his mid-20s and was brought a minimum of one weapon and robbery tools. He had supposedly confessed to a law enforcement officer he was at Kavanaugh’s house to kill the SCOTUS justice.
NBC News reports the suspect showed up by taxi on a street near Kavanaugh’s home in Montgomery County. He was supposedly obstructed by cops soon after.
BREAKING: Armed man arrested near home of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh overnight, officials say. Man told authorities he had planned to kill the justice. @PeteWilliamsNBC reports: https://t.co/W3GRDdEs6M pic.twitter.com/XeQW6viULp
— MSNBC (@MSNBC) June 8, 2022
According to the Washington Post, the man was encouraged to eliminate Kavanaugh due to the fact that he was distressed with a leaked draft of a majority opinion for Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, a case worrying Mississippi’s 15-week abortion restriction. The draft choice authored by Justice Samuel Alito suggested the court has actually voted to reverse Roe v. Wade, the landmark choice that produced a constitutional right to have an abortion. The man was likewise upset over current mass shootings, the Post reported.
Federal law enforcement is aware of and has actually been keeping an eye on threats against the Supreme Court and justices made by pro-abortion activists given that the draft viewpoint was dripped. The Department of Homeland Security circulated a bulletin in May that warned of threats to “burn down or storm” the SCOTUS building. The memo specified that risks versus Supreme Court justices, legislators, churches, and abortion centers “are likely to persist and may increase leading up to and following the issuing of the Court’s official ruling.”
Radical abortion rights activists have called for a “summer of rage” in anticipation that the court will return the abortion problem to the states. Protesters have actually gathered together outside the personal houses of numerous Supreme Court justices and demanded, possibly illegally, that they keep Roe‘s precedent intact.
"You have released the whirlwind"
"You will pay the price"
"You wont know what hit you"
— Andrew Wilkow (@WilkowMajority) June 8, 2022
There have actually been violent acts. Pro-abortion terrorists took responsibility for a Molotov mixed drink attack on a pro-life pregnancy center in Madison, Wisconsin last month. The anarchist group behind that attack is declared to have actually firebombed another pro-life pregnancy center in Buffalo, New York just Tuesday.
Anarchist groups have actually assured more “militant action” once the SCOTUS announces an official decision on abortion rights, which is anticipated later on this month or in early July.