Stephanie Woodward, who has spina bifida and uses a wheelchair, is removed from a sit-in at Senator Mitch McConnell's office as disability rights advocates protest proposed healthcare bills, on June 22, 2017, in Washington DC. (AP/JACQUELYN MARTIN)
June 23, 2017
The fight over healthcare funding in the US gained new momentum on Thursday as dozens of disability rights activists were arrested in the halls of Congress. Photos and videos of activists being pulled from their wheelchairs by police were shared widely on social media.