Piper Perabo Arrested While Protesting At Brett Kavanaugh Scotus Confirmation Hearing

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Piper Perabo Arrested While Protesting At Brett Kavanaugh Scotus Confirmation Hearing
Covert Affairs alumna Piper Perabo was arrested today at Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings – one of dozens of protesters who were ushered out by Capitol Police after disrupting the proceedings.

“Many citizens before me have fought for the equal rights of women,” she tweeted. “I can’t be silent when someone is nominated to the Supreme Court who would take our equal rights away.”

I was just arrested for civil disobedience in the Kavanaugh hearings.

Many citizens before me have fought for the equal rights of women. I can’t be silent when someone is nominated to the Supreme Court who would take our equal rights away.#StopKavanaghpic.twitter.com/f3SG7gmVam

— Piper Perabo (@PiperPerabo) September 4, 2018

Sen. Dick Durbin (D-il) defended the right of the protesters to speak out. “The voices heard at today’s hearing are the noise of democracy,” he said during the hearing,
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