Alyssa Milano arrested during voting rights protest at White House

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Alyssa Milano was arrested outside the White House on Tuesday for not listening to police orders while leading a protest over voting rights.

“I was just arrested for demanding the Biden Administration and the Senate to use their mandate to protect voting rights,” Milano, 48, tweeted. “Stand with me and @peoplefor and tell the Senate and White House that voting rights shouldn’t depend on where you live. #DontMuteOurVote.”

Park police warned Milano and other protesters at the “No More Excuses: Voting Right Now” rally that they should disperse or they risked being arrested under a Washington, DC, misdemeanor law that bans crowding or obstructing streets or sidewalks, Deadline reported.

The actress, along with about 20 other protesters, were then reportedly apprehended for refusing to clear the area.

Milano, a leader in the #MeToo movement, was photographed with her hand in a fist in the air as she and the group marched for voter reform.

The “Charmed” star donned a statement-making white T-shirt emblazoned with the words, “Pass the F*cking Equal Rights Amendment.”

It remains unclear whether Milano was detained. Her rep did not immediately respond to our request for comment.

The ERA that Milano was rooting for states, “Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of sex.” 

Milano has been pushing for the ’70s-era amendment’s ratification for years now, teaming up with Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) on the issue in 2018.

“The #MeToo movement was such a powerful phenomenon because for far too long women have not felt heard,” Milano said in a statement at the time. “It’s hard to empower women when they are not recognized as part of our Constitution.”

She added, “It’s simple we need the ERA to protect women’s rights. We need the ERA to make sure all women, and girls, know that they are in no way limited by their gender.”

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