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WWI Memorial in Kansas City vandalized with anti-voting graffiti

Screenshot/ @TheWWImuseum

The National WWI Memorial Museum in Kansas City was found defaced with anti-voting graffiti on Election Day.

The museum shared an image to Twitter on the morning of Nov. 3 showing red writing that read “Don’t Vote!” and “Fight for Revolution” scrawled across the outside of the building.

An image of a hammer and sickle was also drawn on the building.

“This morning our stonework was defaced. We are proud to be a polling location & condemn this attempt at voter intimidation. Our democracy is something that generations of veterans, including those in WWI, have fought to defend. We hope you’ll vote today & make your voice heard,” the tweet read.

The museum is functioning as a polling place during this year’s presidential election.

Since the incident this morning, the building walls have been cleaned and are no longer displaying the graffiti.

Tags 2020 presidential election Election Day Kansas City Vandalism WWI memorial

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