Rep. Hank Johnson arrested at voting rights protest
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Rep. Hank Johnson arrested at voting rights protest

Rep. Hank Johnson was arrested by Capitol Police on Thursday during a protest on “Senate inaction on voting rights legislation,” according to a video posted on Twitter.

The Democrat from Georgia is the second lawmaker to be arrested in fewer than two weeks while protesting for voting rights.

Rep. Joyce Beatty, the Democratic Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, was arrested on July 15 by Capitol Police after participating in a voting rights protest that culminated in a march inside the Senate Hart Office Building atrium.

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