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Protesters Arrested at Supreme Court Abortion Rights Rally

  • Police take 181 into custody for blocking street near court
  • Groups protested against Roe v. Wade being overturned
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More than 180 people were arrested near the US Supreme Court in Washington, including Democratic lawmakers, during a protest in support of abortion rights.

Hundreds of people streamed to the court Thursday and shut down traffic briefly in reaction to Roe v. Wade being overturned last week. Organizers, including Planned Parenthood Action Fund and Center for Popular Democracy, said they wanted to break a record for the most women arrested in a single action on Capitol Hill.