Birthing Rock petroglyph panel near Moab defaced

Just the latest in a long line of destruction

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A collective cry of shock, rage, and sadness rang out around the Southwest this week after someone defaced and vandalized a millennium-old rock art panel near Moab known as Birthing Rock. The vandal scratched “White Power” and other obscenities over the artwork, overtly declaring the racism that underlies nearly all such acts of destruction. 

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