Pro-Abortion Professor Screeches, Resists Arrest After Allegedly Trying To Knock Down Pro-Life Display


Sarah Wilder Social Issues Reporter
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A University at Albany sociology professor was apparently arrested for allegedly knocking down a pro-life display on campus, according to video shared by Created Equal.

The apparent arrest occurred on April 19, according to Mark Harrington of Created Equal, after Prof. Renee Overdyke allegedly shut down a large LED screen with a pro-life display from the pro-life group. (RELATED: ‘Unfit To Lead’: Pro-Life Groups Blast Trump For Saying Abortion Should Be Left To The States)

Students shouted “fuck the police!” and “Free Renee” as officers struggled to detain the professor. “She’s a fucking professor,” students shouted, according to the video.

As the police lifted the woman from the ground, she let out several loud, long screams. Students cheered as police led her away as she resisted, the video showed.

“Hundreds of students were exposed to the reality of abortion using the group’s new college outreach LED screen,” the pro life group said in a statement, LifeNews reported. “Hence, dozens of students changed their positions on abortion during our tour. But our opposition was also fierce.”

“Consistent with the mission of an institution of higher learning, we expect members of our community to be able to voice their views in a manner that promotes constructive dialogue and honors UAlbany’s commitment to freedom of expression,” the University of Albany told the Daily Caller in a statement.

“On April 19, an outside organization (not a student group) used the university’s designated public forum for approximately 6.5 hours,” the university continued. “To clarify, no signs were torn down during this event. One electronic sign was briefly unplugged.”

University at Albany students demanded free abortion pills and cross-sex hormones during a Student Association Senate meeting in April, after protesters prevented conservative commentator Ian Haworth from speaking on campus.

The Department of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) at the University at Albany issued a statement following the leak of the Supreme Court’s draft opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Center affirming “the right for women and all people with the capacity to become pregnant to have access to safe and legal abortions.”