, and other Democratic members of Congress were arrested outside of the on Tuesday protesting the overturning of Roe v.
Ocasio-Cortez was seen walking escorted away by police with her hands crossed behind her back, as if she were in handcuffs, but she was not. At one point she uncrossed her hands and raised her fists to the other protesters.
Omar was also seen in footage walking alone with her hands crossed behind her back as if she were handcuffed, though she was not.
Other members seen being detained by officers include include Rep.Cori Bush, D-Mo., Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., Nydia Velazquez, D-N.Y., Jackie Speier, D-Calif., Sarah Jacobs, D-Calif., Katherine Clark, D-Mass., Andy Levin, D-Mich., Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., Madeleine Dean, D-Pa., Jan Schakowksy, D-Ill., and Bonnie Watson Coleman, D-Calif.
Abortion rights protesters have gathered outside the Supreme Court nearly every day since the overturning of Roe in Dobbs v.Jackson Women’s Health Organization in June.
A total of 34 arrests — 16 of them members of Congress — were made at the demonstration Tuesday, according to Capitol Police.
Rep.Alexandria Ocasio Cortez smiles as police sisli escort her away from the protest