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 LeahyDem senator asks for 'top to bottom' review of Syria policy A guide to the committees: Senate Verizon angling to lower price of Yahoo purchase: report 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 DurbinDems rip Trump administration for revoking Obama's transgender directive A guide to the committees: Senate McConnell: I’m very sympathetic to 'Dreamers' MORE (D-Ill.). Another protester interrupted the statement of Dianne FeinsteinDianne FeinsteinA guide to the committees: Senate Dem: Trump's China trademark looks like a quid pro quo Senate advances Trump's Commerce pick MORE (D-Calif.) earlier in the session.

-Alexander Bolton