As the nationwide protests continue in wake of the Supreme Court’s historic overturning of the Roe v Wade, recently the Full House star Jodie Sweetin was spotted in one of these. A video has surfaced over the internet of the actress being shoved by the LAPD from a landslide to the pavement.
Jodie Sweetin and the protests:
As seen in the video posted by the photojournalist Mike Ade, the 40-year-old actress was a part of the protest that was going on at the 101 Freeway by a group of peaceful protesters. Jodie was seen with a megaphone in her hands trying to maintain the distance between the protesters and the LAPD but then she was manhandled by a cop and was shoved from a dirt hill to the concrete road.
There is no sign of any visible injury and the Stephanie Tanner actress immediately picked her off in no time and continued chanting “No Justice, No Peace”.
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What does Jodie have to say about this?
After the video of the actress got viral, there is a wide range of discussions going on this. In a statement regarding this, she said that she is extremely proud of the people:
“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.”
She further added that the protests will continue till their voices are heard:
“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.”
What does the LAPD say ?
The LAPD is also posting updates on social media continuously about the protests going on. They also stated that they are aware of the protests on the freeway and the force used will be evaluated against them:
“The force used will be evaluated against the LAPD’s policy and procedure”
They also said:
“As the nation continues to wrestle with the latest Supreme Court decision, the Los Angeles Police Department will continue to facilitate 1st Amendment rights, while protecting life and property.”
Jodie Sweetin’s rep said that she is doing okay and is completely fine.