Second protester interrupts Sotomayor hearing

The confirmation hearing of Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor was interrupted for a second time Monday by the outburst of an anti-abortion-rights-protester.

"Abortion is murder!" yelled a protester, who was pulled quickly from hearing room by Capitol police.

"The officer will remove the person! The officer will remove the person!" Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick LeahyPatrick LeahyGretchen Carlson to testify before Congress Senior Verizon exec believes hack will affect Yahoo deal Rigged election? Even if so, Trump needs to say he'll accept results MORE (D-Vt.) declared into his microphone, speaking over the protester and banging his gavel.

The outburst interrupted the opening statement of Sen. Dick DurbinDick DurbinGreat Lakes senators seek boost for maritime system Wikileaks: Durbin pushed unknown Warren for Obama bank regulator The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE (D-Ill.). Another protester interrupted the statement of Dianne FeinsteinDianne FeinsteinAirbnb foes mobilize in Washington Top Dem: Russia trying to elect Trump Sanders, Dem senators press Obama to halt ND pipeline MORE (D-Calif.) earlier in the session.

-Alexander Bolton