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Pro-Abortion Rights Protesters Turn Tables On Pelosi After She Urges Them To ‘Mobilize’
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 24: Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) holds a weekly press conference at the Capitol on September 24, 2020 in Washington, DC. Pelosi paid tribute to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg saying the late justice will be the first woman as well as the first Jewish person to lay in state.tomorrow.
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has been fired up since a draft opinion leaked from the Supreme Court, urging Americans with “righteous anger” to “march and mobilize.”

And boy howdy they sure did that — right in front of Pelosi’s house.

“A small group of pro-choice protesters picketed in front of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s San Francisco residence, condemning Pelosi and her party as ‘complicit’ in the potential reversal of Roe v. Wade (1973), after a leaked Supreme Court draft opinion suggested the Court is on the verge of striking down the abortion precedent,” Fox News reported.

“We are here because the Democratic Party and the Democrats as a whole have been complicit in this whole thing,” a woman shouted in a bullhorn, the network reported. “She and others lined up behind a banner reading ‘abortion on demand and without apology!’ They also carried signs with the faces of the five Republican-appointed Court justices who reportedly supported the draft opinion, with the word ‘LIAR’ over their heads.”

Not exactly what Pelosi meant when she said on Monday: “While we have seen and heard extraordinary anguish in our communities,” adding that “we have been moved by how so many have channeled their righteous anger into meaningful action: planning to march and mobilize to make their voices heard.”

“We are here because this draft decision is what it is, it’s only a draft, and we will protest here, in front of the leadership of the Democratic Party, and in the streets from coast to coast, unceasingly, because we work to keep abortion legal – legal and accessible, not rare,” the speaker said.

Protesters have demonstrated in front of the homes of Supreme Court justices, including the house of Justice Alito, the author of the draft opinion. Some Republicans have blasted the White House for urging protests.

“None of these Democrats care. Joe Biden won’t condemn it. The White House won’t condemn the leak. Instead, they sit back and say, ‘Oh, isn’t that interesting,’” Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) said. “These thugs have no business at the private homes of any government official, these Supreme Court justices or anyone else.”

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) wrote on Twitter: “We can’t tolerate intimidation as a political tool It’s 1 thing to peacefully demonstrate & another to undermine institutions like SCOTUS+harass justices at home bc of a decision u might not like And ANYONE making threats of violence should be arrested & prosecuted.”

Joseph Curl has covered politics for 35 years, including 12 years as White House correspondent for a national newspaper. He was also the a.m. editor of the Drudge Report for four years. Send tips to and follow him on Twitter @josephcurl.

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