Group offers up to $ 250 for SCOTUS justices sightings after Kavanaugh protest

ShutDownDC, a liberal advocacy group in Washington, DC, said on Friday that it will offer up to $ 250 to service industry workers in the district for every sighting of the justices who overturned Roe v. Wade.

Driving the news: This comes just days after Justice Brett Kavanaugh was forced to exit a restaurant in DC after abortion rights protesters showed up outside the premises.

  • The group is specifically targeting Kavanaugh and fellow Justices Samuel Alito, Neil Gorsuch, Amy Coney Barrett and Chief Justice John Roberts.

What they’re saying: “DC Service Industry Workers … If you see Kavanaugh, Alito, Thomas, Gorsuch, Coney Barrett or Roberts DM us with the details !,” ShutDownDC said in a tweet.

  • “We’ll Venmo you $ 50 for a confirmed sighting and $ 200 if they’re still there 30 mins after your message.”
  • Twitter has not responded on if the tweet from ShutDownDC violates any of its terms of service guidelines.

The big picture: Prior to the Supreme Court overturning Roe, the federal government warned that there could be a potential surge in political violence once the ruling was handed down.

Between the lines: Planned Parenthood, NARAL Pro-Choice America and the Liberate Abortion Campaign released a statement in late June saying they reject any and all threats of violence that come from the decision, adding that ”

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