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appalachiablue

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Fri Dec 13, 2019, 06:58 PM Dec 2019

Sally Field Arrested On Capitol Steps, Joins Jane Fonda's Weekly Climate Change Protest [View all]

Source: WUSA9

On Sunday, Oscar-winning actress Sally Field won an award at the prestigious Kennedy Center Honors ceremony in downtown D.C. On Friday, she was cuffed and whisked away by U.S. Capitol Police after joining Jane Fonda and other activists in another climate change protest.

Fonda and other activists began holding the weekly demonstrations -- dubbed Fire Drill Fridays -- in October, as part of an effort to awareness of climate change and environmental concerns. The Norma Rae star discussed the importance of activism and community outreach, raising her plastic zip-tied cuffed hands to the cheers of dozens gathered outside the Capitol steps.

"We cannot sit back in our comfort zones and on our couches and wonder, 'What can we do?'", she said to fellow protestors before getting arrested. "We can get out. We can do something, in the rain, whatever it takes." Fields isn't the only celebrity friend of Fonda's to join in on Fire Drill Fridays. Other stars include Piper Perabo, Diane Lane, Rosanna Arquette, Sam Waterston and Ted Danson.

While Fonda herself wasn't arrested on Friday, she has been no stranger to Capitol Police. A longtime political activist, the nearly 82-year-old actress has been arrested for her other climate change efforts since October, even spending one night in jail. "We have to be sure that the crisis that is climate change remains front and center like a ticking time bomb," Fonda told WUSA9 in October. "We don't have very much time, and it's really urgent." - More & Video...


Read more: http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/sally-field-arrested-on-capitol-steps-joins-jane-fondas-weekly-climate-change-protest/ar-AAK6IbE?ocid=HPCOMMDHP15



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Great women, and actresses. Rec, thanks, nt. Mc Mike Dec 2019 #1
I sent Sally a tweet of thanks... dixiegrrrrl Dec 2019 #2
I like her! I really like her! dchill Dec 2019 #3
I see what you did there soldierant Dec 2019 #10
I'm glad! I'm really glad! dchill Dec 2019 #16
It's a great start. padah513 Dec 2019 #4
Love it. Here's tweet w/Sally Field in it.She still looks like Sister Bertrille, except with glasses iluvtennis Dec 2019 #5
Great women all! burrowowl Dec 2019 #6
Trump can't stand negative press. What would get more attention than ALL CaptYossarian Dec 2019 #7
I love Jane. I like Sally. I really like her! NurseJackie Dec 2019 #8
Kicked and recommended. Uncle Joe Dec 2019 #9
I love them both. warmfeet Dec 2019 #11
Ride, Sally Ride! SCVDem Dec 2019 #12
Made me think of this... maddogesq Dec 2019 #13
'Norma Rae' Union! appalachiablue Dec 2019 #15
Go Go Gidget! Gidney N Cloyd Dec 2019 #14
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