After a teen pro-life activist knocked on a woman’s door, she was allegedly attacked.
Earlier this week, the organization Students for Life of America reported that a police complaint was filed regarding an attack on Grace Hartsock, 18, who worked to get the vote for an amendment in Kansas that would allow voters to weigh in on abortion policy.
After Hartsock knocked on a woman’s door asking if she would vote for the amendment, the resident responded, “No, I’m sorry I don’t think you want to talk to us.”
Hartsock went on to thank the resident for listening and began to leave.
She reportedly turned around after hearing a female voice yelling from inside the house.
“Don’t apologize to her, mom,” the voice was heard saying.
The woman that was shouting allegedly began running and chasing after her.
According to the organization, “The woman shoved Hartsock in the chest with both hands and began hitting her in the head with closed fists. Hartsock attempted to protect herself and leave while the resident’s mother told her daughter to stop the violence.”
The woman continued to chase her shouting, “I hope you get raped,” and “I hope you get run over by a car.”
Hartsock was later examined and suffered no injuries.
The end of the incident was captured on video.
Additionally, the organization tweeted, “We have the most hardcore student activists.”
We have the most hardcore student activists🔥 https://t.co/8jXfJ5i75h
— Students for Life of America (@StudentsforLife) August 2, 2022
Students for Life Action President Kristan Hawkins issued a statement, saying, “As reported to police, a grown woman took out her frustrations over abortion on a teenager who volunteered to let people know about the Kansas ballot initiative. This brings abortion radicals’ ‘Summer of Rage’ close to home.”
She added, “But the Pro-Life Generation will not be forced into silence or fear because of radical pro-abortionists who show no regard for life, inside or outside of the womb, and no respect for the free speech rights of their fellow citizens.”
Hartsock argued that it is “unfathomable that the pro-choice movement claims to be ‘pro-woman’ and yet attacks women who don’t agree with their narrative.”
She also suggested it is “not surprising to me that a person who advocates for violence in the womb wouldn’t hesitate to attack a pro-life woman like myself.”
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