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Dem Rep From California Arrested By Capitol Police ‘For Crowding, Obstructing or Incommoding’ During Protest

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California Democrat Rep. Judy Chu was arrested by U.S. Capitol Police for crowding, obstruction, or incommoding during a pro-choice protest. The Capitol Police department said they arrested 181 people after giving multiple warnings to demonstrators who were blocking the intersection of First Street and Constitution Avenue near the Capitol and Supreme Court buildings.

Chu said: “The decision to march today was easy—I came out to march for the young rape survivor, the woman who cannot afford to travel to another state to access critical care, the mother with an ectopic pregnancy whose life is in danger. I came out to march for all of us.

“It was an honor to be arrested alongside these young women who are fighting tirelessly to protect our right to abortion. It’s going to take all of us, but we will prevail!”

Capitol Police said: “We arrested 181 people for Crowding, Obstructing or Incommoding (DC Code § 22–1307) for blocking the intersection of Constitution Avenue, NE and First Street, NE.

“The intersection reopened at approximately 1:20 p.m.”

Hollywood stars also lost their minds over the Supreme Court decision. Jimmy Kimmel said: “Ready for birth control and same sex relationships to go away too? THE CRAZY PEOPLE ARE TAKING OVER BECAUSE WE DON’T ACT!”

Taylor Swift said, “I’m absolutely terrified that this is where we are – that after so many decades of people fighting for women’s rights to their own bodies, today’s decision has stripped us of that.”

Bette Midler said: “They did it. THEY DID IT TO US!”

Hillary Clinton said: “Most Americans believe the decision to have a child is one of the most sacred decisions there is, and that such decisions should remain between patients and their doctors.

“Today’s Supreme Court opinion will live in infamy as a step backward for women’s rights and human rights.

But it was Jim Jordan who offered the proper perspective on the decision which does not make abortion illegal but rather leaves it up to the states.

Jordan said: “Joe Biden voted to let states overturn Roe v. Wade when he was in the Senate. Interesting!”

And Jordan is right because in 1982 Joe Biden supported a constitutional amendment that would overturn Roe v. Wade and allow states to choose their own policies on abortion. 

“I don’t like the Supreme Court decision on abortion. I think it went too far,” Biden had told the Washingtonian magazine in 1974.

“I don’t think that a woman has the sole right to say what should happen to her body,” Biden said as the youngest senator in his early 30s adding he was “really quite conservative on most other issues.”

In 1982 Biden was one of only two Democrat lawmakers supporting a constitutional amendment that would allow states to overturn Roe v Wade and pass their own laws on abortion.

“I’m probably a victim, or a product, however you want to phrase it, of my background,” Biden said at the time. Biden called his vote “the single most difficult vote I’ve cast as a U.S. senator.”