Hundreds of protesters clashed violently with LAPD officers downtown Tuesday night, injuring at least one officer after being hit by rocks and bottles.
More than 400 people took to the streets to protest the news that the US Supreme Court had upheld the landmark Roe v. Wade could pick up.
Protesters threw objects at police during Tuesday night’s bloody clash. according to a tweet by LAPD chief Michel Moore.
An ambulance was called to the scene, but authorities could not confirm the officer’s condition at the time.
LAPD explained a city-wide tactical alert lasting a few hours, putting all officers on high alert.
Homeland Security officials responding to the street shortly after the violence broke out.
On Twitter, a reporter from the Los Angeles Times shared images of the scene that was shown crashed police cars and destroyed bus stops.
In another tweetImages show fences being toppled by protesters at LA City Hall, marking it — including the stairway with the phrase “EAT THE FETUS!”
“F- THE KKKOURTS” was also painted on the steps of LA City Hall, as was the symbol of anarchy.
Earlier Tuesday, protesters across the country took to the streets over the leaked draft of an advisory opinion from the US Supreme Court that would overturn the court’s Roe v. Wade ruling.
Hundreds of protesters gathered outside the courthouse, the vast majority calling for federal protection of abortion rights.
The draft document, leaked to Politico and unveiled late Monday, says a Supreme Court majority is poised to overturn the Roe case, which legalized abortion nationwide nearly 50 years ago.
The right to an abortion up to about the 23rd or 24th week has been protected since the Roe v. Wade protected by the Constitution 49 years ago in 1973.
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