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Insurrection: Democrat Lawmakers Call for Defying SCOTUS, Mass Protests in Street

Democrat lawmakers reacted strongly to the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade on Friday, including Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Maxine Waters, who riled up crowds of pro-abortion protesters gathered outside the court.   Ocasio-Cortez was caught on camera chanting with protesters over the Supreme Court’s 6–3 vote, which held that abortion is not a constitutional right. Twenty-six states had petitioned the court to overrule the abortion precedent. The Democrat representative from New York was seen repeatedly shouting that the Judicial Branch’s decision is “illegitimate” before joining a chant calling for people to get “into the streets.” BREAKING: Congresswoman @AOC has arrived in front of the Supreme Court and is chanting that the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v Wade is “illegitimate” and calls for people to get “into the streets” | @TPUSA pic.twitter.com/jNkCYDrLtz— Drew Hernandez (@DrewHLive) June 24, 2022Elsewhere, Rep. Waters spoke with members of the press outside the court while surrounded by what she said were pro-abortion protesters. “You see this turnout here? You ain’t seen nothing yet. Women are going to control their bodies no matter how they try and stop us. The hell with the Supreme Court. We will defy them” Waters says in video posted on Twitter. “Women will be in control of their bodies and …

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