In the USA today it’s the 4th of July, Independence Day. This means the usual run of fireworks both sane and incredibly illegal, as well as various displays of patriotism both true and bold.
For protest group Rise and Resist, it was the perfect Wednesday federal holiday to unfurl an “ABOLISH ICE” banner on the pedestal base of Lady Liberty herself.
Right around the same time, an unidentified woman climbed out from the lower observation deck to sit at the giant sandaled foot.
Maybe he was just trying to reenact Ghostbusters 2?
ABCNews points out there is no indication at this time that the two occurrences are related.
According to CNN, the entirety of Liberty Island was evacuated in an attempt to remove the woman from the statue. 7 people have been arrested, all of whom were involved with the ‘protest’.
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