Reps. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) and Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) were among 17 members of Congress arrested July 19 outside the Supreme Court in Washington.
“There is no democracy if women do not have control over their own bodies and decisions about their own health, including reproductive care,” Maloney, the chairwoman of the House Oversight Committee, said in a statement.
“Today I was arrested while participating in a civil disobedience action with my fellow Members of Congress outside the Supreme Court. I will continue to do everything in my power to raise the alarm about the assault on our reproductive rights!” Omar wrote on Twitter, sharing video footage showing her being escorted away by Capitol Police….


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