Alyssa Milano Arrested Outside The White House While Protesting For Voting Rights

Alyssa Milano was arrested in Washington as she protested for voting rights and urged the Senate and the Biden administration to guard this sacred tenet of democracy.

Take to the White House! Charmed actress Alyssa Milano, 48, was arrested on Tuesday, Oct. 19 after attending a protest which urged political motion on voting rights. The demonstration occurred in entrance of the White House, and Alyssa reported on the matter after the actual fact, taking to her social media to share what went down in Washington.

“I was just arrested for demanding the Biden Administration and the Senate to use their mandate to protect voting rights,” Alyssa wrote on Twitter. “Stand with me and @peoplefor and tell the Senate and White House that voting rights shouldn’t depend on where you live. #DontMuteOurVote[.]”

The Senate is scheduled to determine on Oct. 20 whether or not or to not transfer ahead with the Freedom to Vote act. The invoice, launched by a gaggle Democratic senators lead by Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Joe Manchin (D-WV), addresses points with the present system, together with restricted entry to the poll, voter roll purges, marketing campaign finance legal guidelines, and extra. Outlined within the documentary All In: The Fight For Democracy, former Georgia consultant and voting rights activist Stacey Abrams explains how these discrepancies happen throughout the nation and encourages residents to know their voting registration standing, push congress to vote for the act, and finish the filibuster — a software the Republicans have employed to block the bill.

Alyssa Milano helps voting rights on the White House, 2021 (foremost artwork/embed 1: Bonnie Cash/UPI/Shutterstock)

Alyssa has made a reputation for herself within the activism sphere over the previous few years, just lately expressing her outrage about Texas’ restrictive abortion invoice. “The newest Texas abortion ban, #SB8, gives politicians, neighbors, and even strangers the right to sue those who provide — or just help patients get — abortion after 6 wks,” the star wrote on Twitter. “The time to fight for our reproductive health & rights is now!” 

Alyssa Milano & Protestors
Alyssa Milano marches on Washington with different voting rights activists. (Allison Bailey/Shutterstock)

Alyssa isn’t the one superstar who’s taken a political stand. Actress Jane Fonda — lengthy recognized for her progressive activism — was arrested for the fifth time in 2019 after protesting the White House amongst local weather change activists. For what’s been referred to as “Fire Drill Fridays,” the two-time Oscar winner (plus different well-known faces) introduced extra consideration to the struggle towards fossil fuels in an effort to fight local weather change.

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