Emily Ratajkowski arrested protesting against Brett Kavanaugh nomination

Amy Schumer Arrested with Anti-Kavanaugh Protesters in D.C.

Actress and comedian Amy Schumer detained at Brett Kavanaugh protest on Capitol Hill

Amy Schumer has issued a rallying call after she was reportedly arrested during a protest against Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court.

"They held signs reading "Believe Survivors", "November is coming", "#CancelKavanaugh", and "No abusers on the Supreme Court", and chanted along the way.

Anita Hill, a well known American attorney stood against Clarence Thomas, another Supreme Court nominee back in 1991 and accused him of sexual harassment.

She took to Twitter to announce she had been arrested at the protest.

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The women were in the US capital on Thursday protesting the possible appointment of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.

She added, "Men who hurt women can no longer be placed in positions of power".

Brett Kavanaugh was accused of sexual assault or harassment by three different women, most notably Christine Blasey Ford, who testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday. "Hey, hey, ho, ho - Kavanaugh has got to go", the black-clad demonstrators shouted in the cavernous central area, circled by police officers.

Amy Schumer was confronted by a cop as she attended the #StopKavanaugh protest in Washington, DC, on Thursday.

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Other journalists have since reported that Schumer has been detained or arrested, though the accuracy of these reports is unclear. The top judge has been accused of sexual assault by multiple women, but FBI investigators have found no evidence to suggest he's guilty.

She concluded: "I demand a government that acknowledges, respects and supports women as much as it does men". The police appeared to use pink brackets, not handcuffs, to detain protesters.

The party, however, needs a simple majority of 51 votes in the Senate for its judicial nomination to be approved. We will win. A vote for Kavanaugh is a vote saying 'Women don't matter.' Let's stay together.

Two other women have since come forward with alleged separate instances of sexual assault, both of which have been categorically denied by Kavanaugh.

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