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Man pleads guilty to arson at Planned Parenthood clinic


GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A man who made a video describing abortion as genocide has pleaded guilty to arson for a fire at a Planned Parenthood clinic in southwestern Michigan. U.S. Attorney Mark Totten says 25-year-old Joshua Brereton of Paw Paw faces a Feb. 6 sentencing after entering the plea. Brereton admitted that last July 31, he bought a fireplace starter log and fuel, then breached a security fence at the clinic in Kalamazoo. Brereton faces five to 20 years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release. Brereton also faces a fine of up to $250,000 and will be ordered to pay restitution. The plea agreement estimates the amount of restitution Brereton will be ordered to pay to be more than $20,000.

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