Hundreds arrested at anti-Kavanaugh protest: ‘It’s time for women to be heard’

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Hundreds arrested at anti-Kavanaugh protest: ‘It’s time for women to be heard’

Celebrities Amy Schumer and Emily Ratajkowski among more than 300 arrested in demonstration at US Capitol

More than 300 protesters, including the comedian Amy Schumer, were arrested at the US Capitol in Washington on Thursday as they made a final, desperate appeal to senators to reject the embattled supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Demonstrators chanted, unfurled banners and staged a sit-in at a Senate office building, one day before the body is poised to take its first vote on the judge’s nomination to America’s highest bench.

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