The police found five embryos in home of anti-abortion activist in Washington DC.
This was reported by the police of the District of Columbia. WUSA9 that the officers made A shocking discovery during a raid on but property in capitol hill on Wednesday noon, following advice about potential biohazard material inside.
That property this home of Lauren Handy, Founder of against abortion group Mercy missions who was charged on the same day over incident when she and other activists stormed an abortion clinic, knocking down over en employee and blocking people from the entrance to the facility.
Ms. Handy, 28, was pictured seated outside her home on Wednesday when investigators were spotted items out of basement in bags and refrigerators for biological waste.
She said WUSA9 this “people freak out when they heard” what was inside the containers seized by the police, and stated that she expected the raid to happen “sooner or later”.
Investigators later confirmed the content Independent, saying that the fetuses were now in arms of dc office of chief medical examiner.
“On Wednesday, March 30, 2022 at approximately 12:30 pm, MPD responded to the 400 block. of 6th Street, SE to review potential biohazard information material in location”, said a police spokesman.
“Upon further investigation, MPD found five fetuses in an apartment building in location. The fruits were collected by the District of Columbia office. of chief medical examiner. This currently pending investigation.
The raid took place when Ms. Handy was one of nine anti-abortion protesters indicted on Wednesday over October 2020 Raid on Washington Surgical Clinic in COLUMBIA REGION.
Others: Jonathan Darnell, 40; Jay Smith, 32; Paulette Harlow, 73; Jean Marshall, 72; John Hinshaw, 67; Heather Edoni, 61; William Goodman, 52; and Joan Bell, 74.
According to the federal indictment, Ms. Handy made clinic appointment for October 22, 2020 under the name of Hazel Jenkins, claiming that want abortion.
When she arrived for appointment, i.e. group “Forcibly entered the clinic”, knocked over clinic employee who Suffered injury to her ankle.
Once inside, the protesters used chains, ropes, chairs and their own bodies to block off two entrances to the room.
Mr. Darnel then broadcast the incident. live on social media telling camera that they “interfered physically with their bodies to prevent women from entering the clinic to murder them children”.
‘Til they in there isn’t women You can go in to kill them children”, he said, according to the indictment.
Is not clear if the suspects took anything from the clinic during the 2020 incident or if items captured by the police on Wednesday directly associated with the indictment.
All nine suspects have been charged with conspiracy against rights and violation of freedom of The Clinical Entry Access (FACE) Act, which prohibits physically obstructing or using a threat of force intimidate or interfere with a person applying for reproductive health services.
If convicted, each of them face up up to 11 years in federal prison on accusations.