Pro-Abortion Protesters Disrupt Supreme Court Arguments

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Three pro-abortion protesters rose and began to disrupt court proceedings during oral arguments that the Supreme Court of the United States heard Wednesday.

The female protesters managed to make it into the courtroom during arguments in a separate, unrelated case dealing with the Bank Secrecy Act, USA Today reported. They announced their opposition to the Court’s June ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization which overturned  Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey.

“Our right to choose will not be taken away,” one of the women said before being led out by Supreme Court police, according to USA Today. She added, “Women vote for the right to choose.”

Moments later a second woman stood and yelled, “We will restore our freedom to choose,” according to the outlet.

The justices hearing the case and the attorneys arguing before them ignored the outbursts and continued the court’s work, USA Today reported.

Former Sheriff David A. Clarke of Milwaukee County took to Twitter to call the incident “harassment and intimidation of the Court” and “a federal felony.”

The women were arrested and have been charged with crimes related to the outbursts, including at least one federal law that prohibits those in attendance from making “a harangue” or “oration” at the Supreme Court, according to Justia.