17 House Democrats arrested at abortion rights rally

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At least 17 Democratic lawmakers were arrested at an abortion rights protest outside the Supreme Court in Washington on Tuesday. Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar and Ayanna Pressley were among those arrested. The small demonstration came three weeks after a controversial ruling by the Court that overturned the 1973 landmark decision of Roe v. Wade. The demonstrators had blocked traffic on a nearby road and were given three warnings before officers made the arrests.
5 months ago·Washington, United States

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Democrats arrested at abortion rights protest

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Capitol Police arrest 17 members of Congress at abortion rights protest near Supreme Court

Members of Congress and others arrested at an abortion rights protest near the Supreme Court were said to be blocking traffic, according to police.

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