WomenDisobey: Susan Sarandon Arrested Along with 575 Others at Protest

Oscar-winning actress Susan Sarandon was arrested along with 575 others at the #WomenDisobey protest at Capitol Hill. This, of course, is not her first time at a protest, as the actress has always been very outspoken in regards to politics and causes important to her.

Susan Sarandon in 2018
Susan Sarandon at the 24th Screen Actors Guild Awards – Press Room on January 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, CA. Credit: Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com

The group was gathered at the Hart Office Building wrapped in foil blankets chanting "Abolish ICE" in efforts to demand an end to family detention for immigrants being detained at the US border.

Sarandon was tweeting from the June 28th protest:

And later she updated her Twitter to say "arrested":

The U.S. Capitol Police have said the arrested individuals were processed on the scene and released.

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