Ilhan Omar arrested outside Supreme Court

Rep. Ilhan Omar was arrested outside the Supreme Court on Tuesday during a pro-abortion protest attended by other members of Congress.

According to KSTP, Omar’s office confirmed that she was arrested by officers outside the nation’s highest court.

Other Congress attendees included Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Cori Bush, and Carolyn Maloney, as well as other members of the Democratic Women’s Caucus, who were detained by officers.

Following her arrest, Omar tweeted that she was arrested while participating in a "civil disobedience action" outside the court in response tot heir June ruling that overturned Roe v wade.