Congresswomen Arrested at Protest for Abortion Rights in Washington

Members of Congress were arrested on Tuesday afternoon, July 19, at a pro-abortion-rights protest outside the Supreme Court in Washington.

Footage from the scene shows Reps Cori Bush, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and Ayanna Pressley on the road outside the Supreme Court building in Washington.

Pressley was arrested by Capitol Police, as was New Jersey congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman, their offices confirmed.

Other angles show Ocasio-Cortez being led away by Capitol Police officers.

Sarah Groh posted this footage to Twitter on Tuesday afternoon, writing, “Not letting up, not for a minute.” Credit: Sarah Groh via Storyful

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