Women March Against President's Policies - And Against Obeying the Law

Hannah Rogers
June 30, 2018

Capitol Police said around 575 people were charged with unlawfully demonstrating inside the Senate office building after thousands came to protest Donald Trump's treatment of migrant families on Thursday.

"I'm proud to have been arrested with them, to put myself in the camp of people who believe that the United States of America is better", Jayapal said in a Twitter video following her arrest. Actress Susan Sarandon (inset) was also involved in the protest - organized by two liberal groups, Women's March and the Center for Popular Democracy.

Protesters loudly chanted "What do we want?"

Demonstrators in opposition to the immigration policies of the Trump administration rally at the Hart Senate office building.

"Women are outraged at the separation of families", said Linda Sarsour, one of last year's Women's March organizers. Elizabeth Warren of MA joined in solidarity with the protesters.

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Police say those who were arrested were processed on the scene and released.

"This is far beyond politics", Jayapal said.

The Democratic senator Jeff Merkley of OR, who was one of the first to draw attention to children being held in detention camps along the border after being separated from their parents, appeared before the crowd.

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They wore shirts with slogans calling for the abolition of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the agency responsible for deportations, as well as stopping cybercrime, counterfeit merchandise, criminal gangs and child sex predators.

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