Jodie Sweetin Speaks Out After Being Slammed Down To The Ground By Police While Protesting For Abortion Rights

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Throughout the nation, individuals have taken to the streets this weekend to protest the horrific resolution from the Supreme Courtroom to overturn Roe v. Wade, placing an finish to the 1973 landmark ruling that protected somebody’s proper to an abortion. A number of celebrities have joined the masses in marching and speaking out in opposition to the reversal, together with Jodie Sweetin.

Nevertheless it turned out that she had a scary second throughout an abortion rights protest in Los Angeles. Members of the Los Angeles Police Division apparently shoved her right down to the bottom exhausting at one level. Within the phrases of Stephanie Tanner, how impolite!!!

Related: Olivia Rodrigo & Lily Allen Sing F**k You To Supreme Court Justices Who Overturned Roe v. Wade

In response to photographer Michael Ade, who captured a video of the incident, the Full Home star was trying to guide a bunch of peaceable protesters away from an El Lay freeway on Saturday when police wearing riot gear out of the blue pushed her. The pressure triggered her to journey over the curb and fall a number of ft onto the concrete. Ouch! Nevertheless, Jodie recovered rapidly after being helped up by fellow demonstrators and joined them in chanting “no justice, no peace.” Michael wrote within the Instagram caption:

“C/W Police violence. It pained me to see @JodieSweetin thrown to the ground by members of the LAPD as she was trying to lead a group of peaceful protestors away from the freeway…SMH @LAPDHQ what are y’all doing? Jodi is the definition of a real one and fortunately she’s okay! But for others who choose to protest today move with caution and keep your head on swivel. It’s going to be a very long summer.???????? #roevwade #abortionrights #losangeles.”

See the horrible second HERE.

After the video of the state of affairs started circulating social media, Jodie confirmed to a number of retailers that she is okay regardless of the forceful fall. She additionally informed Leisure Tonight in a press release she’s going to proceed to combat for abortion rights and nothing will deter her from doing so:

“I’m extremely proud of the hundreds of people who showed up yesterday to exercise their First Amendment rights and take immediate action to peacefully protest the giant injustices that have been delivered from our Supreme Court. Our activism will continue until our voices are heard and action is taken. This will not deter us, we will continue fighting for our rights. We are not free until ALL of us are free.”

We’re so glad that Jodie is alright! Reactions, Perezcious readers? Tell us within the feedback (beneath).

[Image via FayesVision/WENN]



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