Threatening statements by Democrat leader Chuck Schumer against U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh if he dared to overturn Roe v. Wade resurfaced after authorities reported an assassination attempt on the justice’s life.
Police arrested a California man near the justice’s home early Wednesday morning after the man said he bought a gun and planned to murder the justice. According to the Washington Post, the man told police that he was angry about a leaked draft ruling showing a majority of the Supreme Court, including Kavanaugh, overturning Roe v. Wade this summer.
Many pointed to a 2020 comment by Schumer, a pro-abortion Democrat from New York and the U.S. Senate majority leader, threatening Kavanaugh and another conservative justice, Neil Gorsuch, if they dared to overturn Roe and allow states to protect unborn babies from abortion again.
“I want to tell you, Gorsuch, I want to tell you, Kavanaugh, you have released the whirlwind and you will pay the price. You won’t know what hit you if you go forward with these awful decisions,” Schumer said at a March 4, 2020 pro-abortion rally.
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