Brett Kavanaugh is the latest target of protests at D.C. restaurants

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from The Washington Post,

After the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, eliminating the fundamental right to abortion, comedian Samantha Bee floated a plan for targeting the conservatives on the court who made up the majority opinion: “We have to raise hell — in our cities, in Washington, in every restaurant Justice Alito eats at for the rest of his life,” she implored viewers of her late-night show, “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee.” “Because if Republicans have made our lives hell, it’s time to return the favor.”

It seems some abortion rights activists are taking a page out of that playbook — although the first justice to have his dinner publicly disrupted wasn’t Samuel A. Alito Jr., but Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh, who left Morton’s the Steakhouse in Washington on Wednesday night through a back entrance to avoid the crowd gathered out front, according to Politico.

In a city that draws sign-wielding activists from across the country on a regular basis, Washington restaurants — and even those far outside the Beltway — have long contended with protests, some even centered on individual diners. But many are bracing for more such incidents, as protesters angered by the Roe decision — and enabled by rapid-fire social media organizing — look to confront conservative justices at their homes and at the restaurants where they dine.

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