Lincoln Memorial Vandalized With Red Spray Paint

National Park Service

Amber Athey Podcast Columnist
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Federal officials are working on finding a vandal after the Lincoln Memorial was defaced early Tuesday morning.

According to Fox 5 DC, the National Park Service discovered the graffiti around 4:30 am and is working on restoring the monument.

Photos of the incident show that the vandal spray painted “f**k law” in red paint on one of the pillars of the Lincoln Memorial.

The park service is using a “gel-type architectural paint stripper safe for use on historic stone” to scrub the graffiti, and says “treatments will be applied as necessary until all evidence of the graffiti is gone.”

On Monday, a teenager smashed the glass of a Holocaust Memorial in Boston, MA, while protesters in Durham, NC pulled down and kicked a statue memorializing Confederate soldiers.

Other confederate statues are set to be removed across the country.

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