Texas State Troopers Forcibly Arrest 72-Year-Old Woman During Wendy Davis Filibuster

A 72-year-old woman who appeared to be doing nothing more than observing Texas Senate proceedings following state Sen. Wendy Davis’ (D) filibuster of an abortion bill was forcibly arrested and charged with assaulting an officer early Wednesday morning. She was charged with “assault by contact” and “resisting arrest (what police always charge people with to cover themselves).

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