Arrests made as demonstrators chained themselves to Blunt's office in protest of his support for Kavanaugh

Three people chained themselves to door of U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt’s office in Clayton, Mo. to oppose the confirmation of Supreme Court justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
At about 10:30 a.m., one man, Keith Rose, locked himself with a Ulock around his neck and attached himself to the door. He was there for 20 minutes before police unlocked him and arrested him. Two women chained themselves to the door using a device that involved a plumbing pipe and a lock box. Police had to cut through the pipe to get to the chain, said Lt. Jerry Lohr of the St. Louis County Police Department.

The women, Maryah Padgett and Susan Clark, were arrested at about 1:45 p.m.

“We want Senator Blunt to vote no on the confirmation of Kavanaugh,” said Mariah Padgett, one of the women chained to the door. “We don’t think a sexual predator should a Supreme Court justice or president.”
Blunt’s office is located at 7700 Bonhomme, and people opposing Kavanaugh’s confirmation have been camped out in front of his office since Tuesday, October 2 at noon.

Cori Bush, a recent congressional candidate and a frontline protestor during last year's unrest in response to the Jason Stockley verdict, is one of the leaders of the encampment and the #OccupyThe100 movement.

“Today was necessary,” Bush said. “And hopefully there will be more across the country. I believe that we can’t be passive anymore. We can’t be nice because what’s happening to us is not nice.

Bush said Kavanaugh’s confirmation would signal to sexual abuse victims that it’s okay to treat them as “less than human.”
Yesterday, on the floor of the U.S. Senate, Blunt reaffirmed his intention to vote to confirm Kavanaugh's appointment.
"Unless later today somehow we see something that is highly unlikely, based on all the things already out there, I intend to vote for Judge Kavanaugh," Blunt said. “I don't think he would have said, ‘I categorically and unequivocally didn't do this or anything like it’ regarding the specific charge if he had.'"

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Three people chained themselves to door of US Sen Roy Blunt’s office in Clayton, Mo. to oppose the confirmation of Supreme Court justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh. 
 
At about 10:30 a.m., one man, Keith Rose, locked himself with a Ulock around his neck and attached himself to the door. He was there for 20 minutes before police unlocked him and  arrested him. The two women who chained themselves to the door using a lock box are still there.

“We want Senator Blunt to vote no on the confirmation of Kavanaugh,” said Mariah Padgett, one of the women chained to the door. “We don’t think a sexual predator should a Supreme Court justice or president.”

Susan Clark, a Ferguson activist, is the other woman locked down. Blunt’s office is located at 7700 Bonhomme.

Yesterday, on the floor of the U.S. Senate, Blunt reaffirmed his intention to vote to confirm Kavanaugh's appointment.

"Unless later today somehow we see something that is highly unlikely, based on all the things already out there, I intend to vote for Judge Kavanaugh," Blunt said. “I don't think he would have said, ‘I categorically and unequivocally didn't do this or anything like it’ regarding the specific charge if he had.'"

 
 
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