Jane Fonda Arrested Protesting Climate Change in Washington

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By 1010 WINS
NEW YORK (AP) -- Jane Fonda was arrested at the U.S. Capitol on Friday while peacefully protesting climate change.The actress and activist was handcuffed on the east side steps and escorted into a police vehicle. Video of the arrest circulated online.Fonda was one of 16 people arrested for unlawfully protesting and was charged with "crowding, obstructing or incommoding.'' She was released hours later.

Ms @Janefonda taken into custody by @visitthecapitol police for taking a stand on the #ClimateCrisis #civildisobedience #FireDrillFriday pic.twitter.com/acWoVw2UpY

— Arlo Hemphill (@arlohemphill) October 11, 2019

@Janefonda is getting arrested because of the #ClimateEmergency. What are you doing to combat this crisis? #FireDrillFriday pic.twitter.com/fDpao1kb6K

— Fire Drill Fridays (@FireDrillFriday) October 11, 2019

Today, we striked at Capitol as apart of a NEW initiative called Fire Drill Fridays with Jane Fonda, come out every Friday to the Capitol from 11am-12pm. #OurPlanetIsOnFire so let's make change, it starts in the streets but ends at the polls.@OneMillionOfUs_@FireDrillFriday pic.twitter.com/z4nDeiTQdN

— Jerome Foster II (@JeromeFosterII) October 11, 2019

Multiple protesters, including Jane Fonda, arrested on the steps of the Capitol building, where they were demanding action on climate change. https://t.co/rAq8Xwi5fE pic.twitter.com/lIcxYeGd5Z

— ABC News (@ABC) October 11, 2019

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