Man sentenced to 90 months in prison for firebombing anti-abortion group

An abortion rights activist was sentenced to 90 months in federal prison for firebombing an anti-abortion building in Madison, Wisconsin, in May 2022.

Hridindu Sankar Roychowdhury, 29, pleaded guilty in December to throwing two Molotov cocktails through the windows of Wisconsin Family Action on May 8, 2022. The attack happened shortly after the leak of the United States Supreme Court decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which concluded that the Constitution does not provide a right to abortion, and appeared to be an act of retaliation for the decision. He was sentenced to federal prison last week for his actions.

Court documents revealed that one of Roychowdhury’s firebombs set a bookcase on fire, according to the Department of Justice. Police officers arrived on the scene to an active fire in the office. Later, police officers noticed other devices used to cause
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