Lauren Aratani “Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and House colleagues arrested during pro-choice protest” https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/jul/19/aoc-arrested-protest-abortion-rights-democrats
Several prominent Democratic members of Congress were arrested on Wednesday during a protest in support of abortion rights in front of the supreme court, in the aftermath of the historic overturning of Roe v Wade last month.
The politicians gathered in front of the US Capitol before marching to the court building, chanting “our bodies, our choice” and “we won’t go back”.
The group, which included the prominent progressives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib and Cori Bush, proceeded to stand along a crosswalk, or pedestrian crossing area, in front of the court, which is surrounded by a large black fence claimed to be unclimbable and erected to keep protesters away.
Reps. Jackie Speier and Carolyn Maloney getting arrested pic.twitter.com/c1AP7ILHDu— Nancy Vu (@NancyVu99) 2022年7月19日
Here’s where they’re being corralled. The group also includes the assistant House speaker, Katherine Clark. pic.twitter.com/2jNIRB2WtU— Andrew Solender (@AndrewSolender) 2022年7月19日
Members arrested:— Andrew Solender (@AndrewSolender) 2022年7月19日
Dean, Velasquez, Lee, Speier, Clark, Jacobs, Ocasio-Cortez, Tlaib, Andy Levin, Carolyn Maloney, Adams, Watson Coleman, Escobar, Bush, Schakowsky, Omar & Pressley.
w/ @OrianaBeLike https://t.co/pR0b0sve5u
Correction: We made a total of 35 arrests for Crowding, Obstructing or Incommoding (DC Code § 22–1307).— U.S. Capitol Police (@CapitolPolice) 2022年7月19日
That arrest number includes 17 Members of Congress.
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