CONGRESSMAN ARRESTED AT PROTEST
Kentucky’s Representative Attica Scott Arrested During Breonna Taylor Protest
Rep. Attica Scott, the only Black woman in Kentucky’s House of Representatives, was released from jail on Friday morning after being arrested during protests against this week’s grand jury decision on the police killing of Breonna Taylor.
Scott, 48, called felony rioting charges levied against her “ridiculous” and “absurd,” The Louisville Courier-Journal
CONGRESSMAN ARRESTED AT PROTEST ON FELONY CHARGES
The lawmaker was arrested with a group of people who were accused by police of starting a fire at the Louisville Public Library, according to WAVE 3. Scott told the Courier-Journal she was “disgusted and offended” by the accusation that she’d start a fire at the library, pointing out it’s located in the district she represents.
On Friday, Scott posted a video to her Instagram account which documents the eight minutes leading up to her arrest and shows her with a group of others walking peacefully around the downtown area. In the footage, the group asks police where they should walk as they head towards sanctuary at a local church.
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