Jodi Sweetin Was Thrown To The Ground By LAPD Cops During An Abortion Protest

“This will not deter us, we will continue fighting for our rights.”

This past weekend, protests took place across the world after the Supreme Court overturned Roe V. Wade, ending the constitutional right to an abortion in the United States.

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Jodie Sweetin — who you know from Full House — attended a protest in Los Angeles on Saturday, and she was pushed to the ground by city cops during the event.

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Photographer Michael Ade captured the incident, in which Jodie can be seen speaking into a megaphone alongside a freeway before an LAPD officer forcefully pushes her to the ground.

“It pained me to see @JodieSweetin thrown to the ground by members of the LAPD as she was trying to lead a group of peaceful protestors away from the freeway…SMH @LAPDHQ what are y’all doing?” Michael wrote in the post’s caption.

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“Jodi is the definition of a real one and fortunately she’s okay!” he added. “But for others who choose to protest today move with caution and keep your head on swivel. It’s going to be a very long summer.🙏🏾”

Through a representative, Jodie issued a statement to PEOPLE confirming that she’s okay after the incident.

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“I’m extremely proud of the hundreds of people who showed up yesterday to exercise their First Amendment rights and take immediate action to peacefully protest the giant injustices that have been delivered from our Supreme Court,” she said.

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“Our activism will continue until our voices are heard and action is taken,” she added. “This will not deter us, we will continue fighting for our rights.”

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“We are not free until ALL of us are free.”

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