Christ of the Ozarks is an iconic, 67 foot tall statue on Magnetic Mountain. It has been a popular landmark in Arkansas since 1966.
The pro-abortion group Indecline reportedly took credit for hanging the banner on the monument.
The abortion activists [Indecline] appear to be part of an antifa, or anti-fascist, group that works anonymously to vandalize property and create shock art to make political statements about abortion and other issues. The group describes itself as an activist art collective.
On its website, it sells a T-shirt for babies that reads, “God bless abortions.” Another T-shirt reads “Shoot cops” next to the image of a camera.
In March, the group also took credit for vandalizing a Byhalia, Mississippi billboard purchased by Christian Aid Ministries. The message read, “Worried? Jesus offers security,” along with a phone number for the ministry. The pro-abortion group spray-painted over the billboard, changing the message to say, “Worried? Planned Parenthood offers abortions.”
It’s worth noting that Arkansas is the most pro-life state in America, according to Americans United for Life.
Public opinion polling shows most Arkansans think abortion should be either completely illegal or legal only under certain circumstances.
Abortion in Arkansas remains near historic lows.
And the Arkansas Legislature passed more pro-life legislation this year than ever before.
It’s unfortunate that a small group of activists decided to make a pro-abortion statement using Christ of the Ozarks. However, across the board Arkansans are winning the fight to end abortion in our state.