Three abortion rights activists interrupted worship services at Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas on Sunday morning.
The protest was apparently in response to a leaked US Supreme Court draft opinion written by Justice Samuel Alito that indicates the court is preparing to strike down the 1973 landmark Roe v. Wade decision that made abortion a constitutional right in America.
First reported by Politico, that ruling could come down sometime this month.
The activist group Rise Up 4 Abortion Rights posted a short video to social media of their interruption of the Lakewood Church’s services Sunday afternoon.
The video, recorded with an iPhone from a floor seat, captures the start of Osteen’s message as the congregation stands to repeat a prayer with Osteen before he begins his message.
A man and a blonde woman appear in the video standing in front of the person with the phone. The woman