A left-wing group defaced the prominent Christ of the Ozarks statue near Eureka Springs, Arkansas, on Thursday night with a 44-foot banner that said “God Bless Abortions.”
“Indecline, an activist group that took responsibility for hanging the banner, wrote on Instagram they are not ‘pro-choice or anti-life,’ but sent the message as a way of saying ‘abortion is a… miracle worth saving,’” according to the Lexington Herald Leader.
“The 65-foot statue is located in Eureka Springs on Magnetic Mountain. It’s one of five known giant statues of Christ in the world, according to the Encyclopedia of Arkansas,” the outlet continued. “The statue can been seen from 20 miles away.”
“Members of Indecline disguised themselves as a construction crew to sneak onto the property, then used pulleys and other climbing gear to hang the banner,” according to Fox News.
The Christ of the Ozarks statue was built in 1966 with 24 layers of white mortar and weighs 2 million pounds. It was sculpted by