Busy Philipps, 43, former star of TV show Cougar Town, was arrested for blocking traffic outside the court building alongside a number of Planned Parenthood leaders


During an abortion rights protest outside the US Supreme Court, Busy Philipps was arrested.

In a video posted by Vice News on Thursday, the Cougar Town star could be seen being led away by two police officers while wearing a shirt that read, “I will help and encourage abortion.”

Along with several other Planned Parenthood executives, Philipps, 43, was arrested for obstructing traffic outside the courthouse.

She informed the media that her protest was “For Equality”. People in the audience could be heard applauding her and shouting, “Thank you for your service,” as she was handcuffed and carried away.

Philipps posted footage and footage from her detention in a lengthy Instagram post where she discussed the protest.

In her essay, she said, “I can think of no better way to use my privilege and my voice than to magnify the message that bodily autonomy IS a human right, because it REALLY is exactly the same as the promise of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

The goal, according to Philipps, was to “let lawmakers, but more importantly, the people who will be most affected by this outrageous decision, know that we won’t back down, back down, or stop.” to fight until there is equality for all Americans. Philipps called the protest “an action of peaceful civil disobedience.”

According to her article, Philipps was joined by leaders from Planned Parenthood as well as representatives from Catholics for Choice, the Working Family’s Party, the National Council of Jewish Women and the Center for Popular Democracy Action.

Philipps has been transparent about her own abortion experience when she was 15.

In a 2019 episode of her chat show, Busy Tonight, she said: “I had an abortion when I was 15 and I’m telling you this because I’m really extremely worried about the women and girls of all the countries.”

On Thursday, Philipps remarked on his Instagram Story, “I’m doing this for you guys.” I lead this action for my grandmother, my mother and my children.

According to People Magazine, Orange is New Black actress Alysia Reiner and Philipps have both been arrested.

Philipp’s arrest comes as President Biden has pledged to defend abortion rights and claimed the ‘outrageous’ US Supreme Court ruling is ‘destabilizing’ America.

He criticized the decision and its effects during a press conference after the NATO meeting in Madrid, Spain.

America is more prepared than ever to lead the world, he said.

However, the outrageous actions of the United States Supreme Court in overturning not only Roe v. Wade, but also by fundamentally undermining the right to privacy, have been troubling.

In addition, he said he would support an exclusion that would allow Democrats in Congress to approve measures guaranteeing abortion rights even in the absence of 60 votes in the Senate.

Making it obvious how awful this decision was and how it affects privacy in general, as well as a woman’s freedom of choice, which is a crucial, crucial aspect, should be our first priority, according to Biden.

“Therefore, I will be talking to governors to find out what action they think I should take as well,” the speaker said.

The “biggest issue,” he continued, was his belief that the safeguards in Roe v. Wade were to be enshrined in law.

The president added, “The way to do it is to make sure Congress votes to do it.”

And if the filibuster gets in the way, we should make an exemption for that, just like we would for voting rights.

Nonetheless, despite pressure from Biden and the public, some Democratic senators, including Senators Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema, have said they will continue to support the filibuster.

In response to the president’s latest remarks, Manchin’s office told DailyMail.com that the West Virginia Democrat’s opinion has not changed, while Sinema’s office quoted a statement that the Democrat of Arizona posted following the leaked Supreme Court decision:

“The Senate’s protections against deteriorating women’s access to health care have been used half a dozen times in the past 10 years and are more vital than ever,” said one senator.


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