Capitol Police arrested almost 600 Women's March protesters who filled the atrium of the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill today in opposition to the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" border enforcement policies.
The protest was organized and promoted by Women's March, the same group that mounted a massive protest effort previous year shortly after President Donald Trump took office. The rallies are likely to get a further boost as a result of the announcement on Wednesday by Anthony Kennedy that he is retiring from the United States supreme court, providing Trump with the chance to make a second ultra-conservative appointment to the nation's highest court and prompting fears of a roll-back of liberal protections. Two of those arrested included actress Susan Sarandon and Rep. Pramila Jayapal, who serves the 7th Congressional District of Washington state.
The policy has led to thousands of children being separated from their families at the U.S. -Mexico border and inspired bipartisan criticism.
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"People across my state of NY, all across the country are furious with this administration's policy to separate children from their parents", Sen.
Democrat Senators Kristen Gillibrand and Elizabeth Warren, both likely presidential candidates in 2020, and number of other elected officially fully participated.
After repeated calls from the police demanding that they leave the premises or face arrest, officers were forced to move in, detaining at least 575 activists for "unlawful demonstration", AP reported. Kirsten Gillibrand of NY, and Sen.