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World Sally Field arrested at DC climate protest led by Jane Fonda

14:10  14 december  2019
14:10  14 december  2019 Source:   thehill.com

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Less than an hour after the House Judiciary Committee approved impeachment articles against President Donald Trump, Jane Fonda and other activists were just across the street on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol for the latest in their Friday protests on climate .

Actress Sally Field was arrested Friday on the steps of the U.S. Capitol as she joined Jane Fonda and labor activists to protest the harmful effects of climate change on workers. The demonstration, led by Fonda for a 10th consecutive week, resulted in 26 arrests , according to Capitol Police.

a group of people in uniform: Sally Field arrested at DC climate protest led by Jane Fonda© James Jarvis Sally Field arrested at DC climate protest led by Jane Fonda

Actress Sally Field was arrested Friday on the steps of the U.S. Capitol as she joined Jane Fonda and labor activists to protest the harmful effects of climate change on workers.

The demonstration, led by Fonda for a 10th consecutive week, resulted in 26 arrests, according to Capitol Police.

"I come with my heart and my voice," Field said at the protest. "I am a mother. I am a grandmother. The time is now. We cannot sit back in our comfort zones, on our couches, and wonder, what can we do? We can get out, we can do something."

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US actress Jane Fonda has been arrested while participating in a climate change protest in Washington DC . The 81-year-old was filmed being She vowed to protest every Friday until January to demand for action to be taken to address climate change. Ms Fonda labelled the protests "Fire

Jane Fonda arrested at climate change protest . What do Jane Fonda , Sam Waterston Danson, 71, seemed to almost anticipate the arrest — he had a huge grin on his face as police led him away. Actress and activist Jane Fonda , joined by Ted Danson, is arrested at the Capitol for the third time in

Fonda, who credits Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg as the inspiration for the weekly "Fire Drill Friday" protests, highlighted how climate change will force workers and industries to make significant changes.

"Today we're going to focus on jobs, communities, and a just transition, a critical part of the fight for new green jobs," she said. "Many people don't know what we mean by just transitions - the climate emergency requires us to rapidly transition transform our energy system and key industrial sectors in ways that protect workers and impacted communities."

A spokesperson for Fonda, who spent a night in jail after being arrested at an earlier climate protest in D.C., said she decided not to put herself in a position to be arrested this week so as to avoid a 30-day jail sentence.

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