Vt. Statehouse vandalized following SCOTUS abortion ruling

Vt. State House Vandalized
Vt. State House Vandalized(Montpelier Police Dept.)
Published: Jun. 25, 2022 at 1:29 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 27, 2022 at 6:38 AM EDT
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MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) - According to Capitol City Police, shortly after 2:00 a.m. Saturday, an unknown person or persons vandalized the Vermont Statehouse, breaking seven windows across the front of the building.

Police say vandals also wrote, “If abortions aren’t safe you’re not either,” in spray paint on the front portico of the Statehouse.

They report that the damage is estimated in excess of $25,000.

The Vermont Statehouse was expected to open today beginning the Summer Tour Schedule. However, the Statehouse will remain closed to facilitate emergency repairs and clean up.

Police say the Statehouse will reopen Monday morning at 7:45 a.m. on the normal schedule.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is requested to contact the Capitol Police at 802-828-2273.

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