Across the country, people took to the streets this weekend to protest the police’s horrific decision supreme court to tip over Roe v. calf, ending the landmark 1973 ruling that protected a person’s right to an abortion. Several celebrities have joined the masses in speaking out against reversal, including Jodie Sweetin.
But it turns out she had a scary moment during an abortion rights protest in Los Angeles. members of Los Angeles Police Department apparently pushed her hard to the ground at one point. In the words of Stephanie Tanner, how rude!!!
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According to photographer Michael Adewho took a video of the incident, the Full house Star was trying to lead a group of peaceful protesters off a freeway in El Lay on Saturday when she was suddenly shoved by police officers in riot gear. The force caused her to trip over the curb and fall several meters onto the concrete. Ouch! However, Jodie recovered quickly after being helped by other protesters and joined them to sing “No Justice No Peace”. Michael wrote in Instagram Caption:
“K/W police violence. It pained me to see @JodieSweetin being thrown to the ground by members of the LAPD as she tried to lead a group of peaceful protesters off the freeway… SMH @LAPDHQ what are you all doing? Jodi is the definition of a real one and luckily she’s doing fine! But for others who choose to protest today, proceed with caution and keep your head swayed. It’s going to be a very long summer.????????? #roevwade #abortionrights #losangeles.”
See the awful moment HERE.
After video of the situation began circulating on social media, Jodie confirmed to multiple outlets that she is fine despite the violent fall. She told it too entertainment tonight In a statement, she will continue to fight for abortion rights and nothing will stop her:
“I am very proud of the hundreds of people who turned out yesterday to exercise their First Amendment rights and take immediate action to peacefully protest the huge injustices served by our Supreme Court. Our activism will continue until our voices are heard and action is taken. This will not deter us, we will continue to fight for our rights. We are not free until we are ALL free.”Advertisement
We are so glad Jodie is doing well! Reactions, perezcious readers? Let us know in the comments (below).
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