Riot Police Arrest 31 Protestors against Forced Ultrasound

Police drag a protester down the steps of the capitol.

Photo via The Hook

Yesterday, riot police were sent in to handle a group of non-violent demonstrators protesting Virginia’s newly passed forced ultrasound bill. This kindler, gentler violation is over the belly and not through the vagina. Police arrested 31 people, some of whose trials started today. Here are some moving photos and video (via The Atlantic and Political Carnival) of the arrests.

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One Comment

  1. Posted March 5, 2012 at 11:27 pm | Permalink

    Grr, this is rediculous. 31 non0violent protestors is in no way a riot, and protesting peacefully is not illegal! Argh!

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