Amy Schumer Detained At Kavanaugh Protest In Senate Building

Actress and comedian Amy Schumer detained at Brett Kavanaugh protest on Capitol Hill

Amy Schumer was among those detained at a protest against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh in Washington D.C. on Thursday. Because we live in a country where protesters and asylum seekers get detained while criminals get to be president. Some who refused to leave were lined up and detained, including both actresses.

Local reporter Samantha-Jo Roth also posted a video of a group of women chanting, "We won't go back", writing "Amy Schumer is among those being arrested here!"

This push is men sweeping the concerns of women under the rug, plain and simple and horrifying.

Dunham, the creator of "Girls", seemed pleased with the turnout: "So many women I love are in DC today", she tweeted.

Among the arrested: comedian and actress Amy Schumer, a distant cousin of Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer of NY, and model Emily Ratajkowski.

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In an interview, No. 2 Senate Democratic leader Dick Durbin of IL said McConnell was "hell-bent on getting this done" this week. The scope of the investigation has become the latest political battle in the larger war over Kavanaugh and the Supreme Court .

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She added, "Men who hurt women can no longer be placed in positions of power". I think we're gonna get arrested. "I demand a government that acknowledges, respects and supports women as much as it does men".

Police had shut down the Capitol Building in advance of the protest, prompting participants to gather in the Hart building instead, according to Women's March which reportedly organised the protest.

Earlier this week Donald Trump was criticised for imitating Dr Ford, who could not provide precise information about every aspect of the day of the assault, at a rally in Mississippi.

"Last week, we proved that people coming together and sharing their stories can change the course of history", Ana Maria Archila, co-director of the Center for Popular Democracy Action, one of the planned protest's organizers, said in a statement Thursday. Show up! We will keep fighting. (Those who don't wish to be arrested are told to exit).

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