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.@Janefonda is the THIRD arrest at the US Capitol

Fonda, the Academy Award- and Golden Globe-winning actress, activist and former model, recently moved from her Los Angeles home to D.C. for four months to join the climate change movement. She was inspired by teenage Swedish activist Greta Thunberg and Randall Robinson, the lawyer who protested outside the South African embassy in the 1980s to stop apartheid.

Fonda’s arrest was part of her plan to execute a series of teach-ins and weekly rallies outside the Capitol to urge the government to enact changes to address climate change.

These protests, which Fonda called “Fire Drill Friday,” will happen at 11 a.m. on Fridays in front of the Capitol, she told The Times in a recent interview. Every week, they’ll highlight a different issue. She’ll be joined by groups including Greenpeace, Friends of the Earth and Oil Change International, all of which are active against climate change.

Fonda had hoped to take a year’s hiatus from her Netflix series “Grace and Frankie,” a comedy series she stars in, to live in Washington, but she was contractually unable to. Once the show ends, she intends to return to the Capitol steps, she said.

The actress has a long history of political activism. She participated in the 1960s civil rights movement, was a vocal and controversial opponent of the Vietnam War and supported the Black Panthers.

In the early 1970s, Fonda was arrested at a Cleveland airport on suspicion of drug trafficking. Lab tests later confirmed that the pills she was carrying were vitamins.

And she’s not afraid to be jailed again.

“I’ve been here before,” she said in the interview. “I mean, I can’t be attacked any more than I already have. So what can [Trump] do? I’ve got nothing to lose.”

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