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Comedienne And Actress Amy Schumer Arrested



Trainwreck star Amy Schumer was amongst a group of over 300 individuals who were arrested yesterday at a Washington D.C. protest against the potential appointment of Supreme Court Justice judge Brett Kavanaugh.

The past few weeks have seen a furious debate over Kavanaugh’s nomination between both sides of the political spectrum in the US, with Senate Republicans attempting to complete a four-decade mission to install a wholly-conservative Supreme Court (giving them unfettered and unopposed access to rewrite key business legislation and complete jurisdiction over crucial moral/ethical debates such as gun ownership and abortion rights), whilst Democrats oppose the appointment on the grounds of the multiple sexual-assault allegations made against Kavanaugh dating back to his time as a college freshman.

A five-day FBI investigation was just completed on the matter, and the findings have been both lauded and condemned by the right and left respectively, with the former claiming exoneration and the latter arguing against the minuscule scope of the report.

Capitol police released a statement detailing that 293 protestors were arrested during or following the protest at the Hart Senate Office Building atrium, and a further nine were arrested on the fourth floor of the Dirksen Senate Office Building. Those taken away from the scene were all arrested for the misdemeanour felonies of crowding, obstructing, or incommoding.

Gone Girl actress and model Emily Ratajkowski (inset) was also among those arrested.

Earlier, Schumer had given a speech saying: “They cannot keep us down. We will win. A vote for Kavanaugh is a vote saying women don’t matter.”

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