Jodie Sweetin was pushed to the ground by police during an abortion rights protest
Jodie Sweetin, a former child star, was shoved to the ground by armored police officers at an abortion rights protest, but luckily, Jodie did not sustain any major injuries. As per reports on Sunday, Sweetin joined protestors in Los Angeles in denouncing the US Supreme Court for overturning Roe v. Wade and eliminating constitutional protection for abortions.
When a group of LAPD officers push Sweetin forcefully toward the street while she is holding a megaphone on the side of the road, she falls to the ground and is captured in a viral video that was uploaded online by someone who witnessed the incident.
The user who first uploaded the video said that Sweetin had taken authority by attempting to guide the demonstrators away from the freeway. The protesters were screaming, “No justice, no peace,” when Sweetin was shoved, and she got back to her feet. The actress is still proud of the protest despite not suffering any significant injuries.
“I’m extremely proud of the hundreds of people who showed up yesterday to exercise their First Amendment rights and take immediate action to peacefully protest the giant injustices that have been delivered from our Supreme Court,” Sweetin told. “Our activism will continue until our voices are heard and action is taken. This will not deter us, we will continue fighting for our rights. We are not free until ALL of us are free.”
The character of Stephanie Tanner in the popular sitcom Full House, which Sweetin, a former child star, reprised for the Netflix spinoff series Fuller House, is what made her most famous. She has recently appeared in Hallmark Channel holiday films and reality competitions including Name That Tune, Beyond the Edge, and Worst Cooks in America.
Other well-known people have expressed their opinions on the Roe v. Wade decision and what it will mean for women in the nation going ahead. With a brief social media post, Cassandra “Elvira” Peterson made it apparent that she was very furious and that it was time for all women to take a stance and fight back.
“I’M MAD AS HELL!!! Today, a group of thieves called the US Supreme Court, stripped women of their fundamental constitutional rights,” Peterson said. “We must ALL stand up and say NO! Women are NOT, and WILL NOT be, 2nd class citizens in our own country!”