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Maryland law enforcement working with feds to protect homes of SCOTUS justices

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Monday, May 9, 2022
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Gov. Larry Hogan is directing state law enforcement to assist local and federal partners should they be called to protect the homes of Supreme Court justices in Maryland.

Over the weekend, crowds of abortion-rights demonstrators held protests outside the homes of Justice Brett Kavanaugh and Chief Justice John Roberts, both of whom live in Maryland.

The demonstrations were held after a draft opinion was leaked that appears to show the high court will overturn Roe v. Wade.

The White House on Monday issued a statement, condemning the protests. White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki wrote in a tweet that the president “strongly believes in the constitutional right to protest. But that should never include violence, threats or vandalism. Judges perform an incredibly important function in our society, and they must be able to do their jobs without concern for their personal safety.”

The governor’s office said the Maryland State Police Field Operations Bureau and Special Operations Division and the Maryland Center for Analysis and Coordination are in close coordination with the U.S. Marshal Service, the Supreme Court Police and the police departments in Prince George’s and Montgomery counties.

VIDEO: What would the Roe v Wade decision mean here in Maryland?

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