Democrats protest, pass bill in defiance of Supreme Court overturning Roe
Karah Rucker: 17 MEMBERS OF CONGRESS HAVE BEEN ARRESTED WHILE PROTESTING NEAR THE SUPREME COURT
AS DEMOCRATS CONTINUE TO PUSH BACK AGAINST THE OVERTURNING OF ROE VERSUS WADE.
IT WAS AN ILLEGAL DEMONSTRATION AS PROTESTERS BLOCKED THE STREETS OUTSIDE THE CAPITOL.
POLICE GAVE THEM THREE WARNINGS TO MOVE THE PROTEST. BUT THEY REFUSED.
35 ARRESTS WERE MADE…17 OF THEM BEING MEMBERS OF CONGRESS…INCLUDING REPRESENTATIVES ALEXANDRIA OCASIO CORTEZ AND ILHAN OMAR.
REP. ANDY LEVIN | (D) MICHIGAN” “I think sometimes. I think it’s important to engage in civil disobedience in order to vindicate our fundamental rights. I mean, that’s really been part of every, movement… for basic progress in our country.”
Karah Rucker: A DIFFERENT APPROACH BUT SIMILAR MOTIVE…
THE U.S. HOUSE HAS PASSED A BILL TO PROTECT SAME-SEX MARRIAGE.
THE VOTE COMES IN RESPONSE TO THE OVERTURNING OF ROE VERSUS
WADE…DEMOCRATS SAYING THE JUSTICES COULD JEAPORDIZE OTHER civil rights rulings.
HOUSE SPEAKER NANCY PELOSI | (D) CALIFORNIA: “These radical justices took a wrecking ball to precedent of the court and privacy in the Constitution, and placed even more of our cherished freedoms on the chopping block.”