Riot gear police arrest 31 silent protesters in Virginia

By Andrew Jones
Sunday, March 4, 2012 16:00 EDT
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Police arrest protesters outside of capital building in Virginia. Screenshot via Youtube.
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Capitol hill police in Richmond, Virginia arrested 31 protesters Saturday afternoon during their silent demonstration against the state’s controversial ultrasound bill passing the General Assembly.

Police were outfitted in riot gear to monitor the nearly 500 protesters and took those who would not leave the capital steps into custody.

WATCH: Video from Youtube, which was published on March 3, 2012.

Andrew Jones
Andrew Jones
Andrew Jones is a staff writer/reporter for Raw Story. Besides covering politics, he is also a freelance sports journalist, as well as a slam poetry and music artist. You can follow him on Twitter @sluggahjells.
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