Tree Climbing Anti-Abortion Protester Disrupts Inauguration Ceremony

The protester perched in the tree on the National Mall. (Photo: Hunter Walker)
The protester perched in the tree on the National Mall. (Photo: Hunter Walker)

WASHINGTON, D.C. — An anti-abortion protester caused quite the scene at President Barack Obama’s inauguration ceremony this morning after he climbed high up into a tree on the National Mall and shouted anti-abortion slogans and criticism of the Democratic Party throughout the proceedings. On stage near the president and other assembled dignitaries, the man’s yelling could faintly be heard, but he clearly  made quite the impression among the crowd, which was otherwise overwhelmingly composed of the president’s staunch supporters.

“He was anti-abortion and Democrats,” said a woman named Susan who was seated below the activist’s perch in the tree. “He was really obnoxious.” Continue reading “Tree Climbing Anti-Abortion Protester Disrupts Inauguration Ceremony”