Second protester interrupts Sotomayor hearing

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

“Abortion is murder!” yelled a protester, who was pulled quickly from the hearing room by U.S. Capitol Police.

“The officer will remove the person! The officer will remove the person!” Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick LeahyPatrick LeahyJustice, FBI to be investigated over Clinton probes Sessions: Grabbing a woman's genitals without consent is sexual assault Live coverage of Sessions confirmation hearing 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 DurbinHUD finalizes rule to protect children from lead Trump should work with Congress to save 'Dreamers' Senators wrestle with whether to back Tillerson MORE (D-Ill.). Another protester had interrupted the statement of Sen. Dianne FeinsteinDianne FeinsteinFeinstein: Russia's interference affected outcome of election 'Future of America' at stake with hacking, Feinstein says Sunday shows preview: Trump allies appear after John Lewis criticism MORE (D-Calif.) earlier in the session.