Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez rejected Representative Marjorie Taylor Green’s claim that she was inciting a “rebellion” by encouraging protest as Congressmen argued over reversal. Roe vs. Wade,
Green, a Georgia Republican, tweeted Friday that Ocasio-Cortez “started a rebellion” by calling on abortion-rights supporters to protest the Supreme Court’s landmark 1973 decision, adding that “any violence And the riot is a direct result of the “Democrat marching order.” New York Democrats soon retaliated, suggesting that Greene was guilty of attempting to “overturn democracy” and pointing to recent claims that he had killed the January 6 Capitol. Tried to get pardon from former President Donald Trump after the riots.
“I’ll explain it to you slowly: exercising our right to protest is not an obstacle to Congress nor an attempt to overturn democracy,” Ocasio-Cortez tweeted, “If someone were a heinous person to do this, they would apologize for it too. But only one of us has done that. And it’s not me.”
Green has accused the House’s January 6 select committee of “spreading gossip and lies”, in response to claims that he had apologized. Responding to Ocasio-Cortez’s tweet shortly after, Green did not address the issue directly.
However, Green accused her Democratic rival of supporting the “child-murder riots” and asked her to “explain” why she was a “shill” for the war in Ukraine and Julian for those leaking classified documents. Assange and Edward Snowden. forgiven
How do you gently explain why you won’t support pardons for Julian Assange and Edward Snowden? tweeted green. “And then continue to explain why you’re a shill to [military industrial complex] Financing War in Ukraine. Or are you too busy to organize child murder riots?”
Green’s original tweet included a video of Ocasio-Cortez shouting “illegitimate” and “on the streets” slogans with protesters outside the Supreme Court. Earlier in the day, the progressive MLA’s tweets Told that it was “time to settle” And That “we will never stop until abortion rights are restored in the United States.”
Ocasio-Cortez’s support for opposing the decision includes no calls for violence or rioting. However, the unrelated group Jen’s Revenge, which formed after the court’s majority draft opinion Roe deer Leaked last month, Washington, D.C. has vowed a “night of fury” over the decision.
“Night Scotus turned Roe vs. Wade Hit the streets, you said you’d riot,” reads a flyer allegedly distributed in the city by the group. “To our oppressors: If abortions aren’t safe, you aren’t either.”
newsweek Greene reached out to the offices of Ocasio-Cortez for comment.