A pro-life organization claims the FBI under President Joe Biden used a federal informant to spy on the group’s activities, an allegation that has prompted backlash on Capitol Hill.
Progressive Anti-Abortion Uprising (PAAU) alleges that the FBI spied on their Jan. 19 meeting in Washington, D.C., and used the information against their director of activism in court. Sen. Ted Cruz (R., Texas) and Rep. Chip Roy (R., Texas) sent a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland asking for answers by Wednesday, the Daily Caller reported.
“The American people deserve the truth,” Cruz and Roy wrote. “Are their tax dollars and federal law enforcement agencies being used to spy on pro-life Americans?”
PAAU’s allegations have raised concerns over a pattern of FBI interference with pro-life activists. Armed FBI agents raided pro-life activist Mark Houck’s home in September on charges of violating the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances (FACE) Act, which criminalizes blocking entry to abortion clinics. Read more…