Attica Scott, the lone black woman in Kentucky’s state legislature & author of “Breonna’s Law” (ban no-knock warrants) arrested in #Louisville & charged with riot in 1st degree; Class D felony.
If convicted she would lose her right to vote & hold office.
The arrest report alleges that she "caused damage at multiple locations, including setting fire to the Louisville Public Library.”
Louisville free Public Library Union issued a statement of support for lawmaker Attica Scott.
The rioting charge is a Class D felony, same class as former LMPD officer Brett Hankison's wanton endangerment charges.
Failure to disperse & unlawful assembly are misdemeanors.
Scott’s daughter Ashanti & activist Shameka Parrish-Wright @Seasoned4u from Bail Project also arrested
The arrest of Kentucky lawmaker Attica Scott was also streamed live on Facebook. She was headed for sanctuary at local church.
Reports also that Rep. Scott was also filming until police allegedly told her to turn off her phone.
LMPD #LouisvillePolice arresting KY State representative, Attica Scott at #LouisvilleProtest
They charged her with a Class D felony, which means she would lose the right to hold office or vote.
She is the author of #BreonnasLaw

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