Sen. Josh Hawley blasted Attorney General Merrick Garland over the FBI raid on a pro-life activist’s home, and asked whether the Department of Justice (DOJ) had an “anti-Catholic bias.”
“Our department protects all religions, all ideologies. It does not have any bias against any religion of any kind,” Garland said during the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing.
Hawley then labeled the DOJ as an agency that attacks Catholics while “turning a blind eye” to crime in American cities.
“Your answer frankly surprises me,” Hawley added.
In September 2020, Mark Houck, a pro-life activist and author from Pennsylvania, was arrested in front of his wife and seven children after dozens of FBI agents showed up on his lawn, carrying long guns and shields.
In 2020, on Fox News’s “Tucker Carlson Tonight”, Houck’s wife, Ryan-Marie, recounted the event:
My entire front yard, you could barely see it, it was covered with at least 15 big trucks and cars. There were 20, 25, …