Republican Lawmaker Notifies Capitol Police After Jane Fonda Suggests ‘Murder’ For Pro-Life Members


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Following a statement made by actress Jane Fonda on Friday’s episode of ABC’s “The View,” a Republican lawmaker has alerted Capitol Police of a possible threat.

Fonda, who has been a contentious figure since the 1970s as a left-wing activist, received significant backlash for her photo sitting on an enemy anti-aircraft gun in North Vietnam, which gave the Soviet-backed regime a public relations win. During her appearance, she seemed to imply that individuals in America who are pro-life and advocate for abortion restrictions should be subject to “murder.”

“We have experienced many decades now of having agency over our body. Of being able to determine when and how many children to have,” Fonda said during a segment discussing the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to return the issue of abortion back to individual states.

“We know what that feels like. We know what that’s done for our lives. We are not going back. I don’t care what the laws are, we are not going back,” she added to applause.


“That’s the activist speaking and she probably will get a Nobel prize,” gushed co-host Sunny Hostin.

“It’s the truth. It is the truth, I’m not going to do it,” Fonda continued.

“Besides marching and protesting what else do you suggest?” Joy Behar asked.

“Murder,” Fonda replied with a straight face, which prompted Behar to day, “She’s just kidding.” Fonda, however, shot her a look and did not confirm Behar’s assumption, staying silent instead.


Rep. Anna Paulina Luna (R-Fla.) ripped Fonda for her remarks on Twitter after the show and added that U.S. Capitol Police had been notified of a potential threat.

“I have notified Capitol Police of Jane Fonda’s call to murder pro-life politicians,” Luna wrote. “I am a pro-life member of Congress. As she did not retract or clarify that she was ‘joking’ with her statement, we are taking this threat as a serious one. Jane Fonda and The View, must issue a full retraction of Fonda’s sickening call to murder pro-life politicians and those who fight for the rights of unborn babies.”


“Calling for the murder of a pro-life politicians is not only dangerous but it’s incredibly sick. This leads to targeting and can result in someone being seriously hurt,” she added. “The View should be ashamed that they condone violence, especially against women elected officials as we are already targeted way more for stalking and violence way more than our male counterparts.”

“Calling for murder of pro-life politicians like myself and many others is not only sick but should be investigated,” Rep. Paulina added.

Rep. Chip Roy (R-Texas) also took to Twitter, responding: “Shorter Jane Fonda: ‘well, so long as SOMEONE gets murdered…’ Incitement, much?”

Later in life, Fonda apologized to the country and Vietnam veterans for her trip to Hanoi in 1972, the Washington Post noted.

In May 2022, before last June’s Supreme Court ruling returning the issue of abortion to the states, an outraged Behar offered up a bizarre suggestion for men on the air.


“Women in the world have conducted sex strikes in history,” she said as her cohost, actor and comedian Whoopi Goldberg, smiled.

“In 2003, a sex strike helped to end Liberia’s brutal civil war. The woman who started it was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. In Kenya, they forced a sex ban until fighting ceased. Within one week, there was a stable government. We have more power than we think we have, and some of it could be right in the bedroom, just saying,” she said.

“A sex strike…that could be quite effective,” another cohost, Sunny Hostin said.

Fonda has since walked back the remarks she made Friday.


“While women’s reproductive rights are a very serious issue and extremely important to me, my comment on The View was obviously made in jest,” she told Fox News Digital in a statement. “My body language and tone made it clear to those in the room – and to anyone watching – that I was using hyperbole to make a point.

“Women across the country are facing real threats when it comes to our bodies, and people lose faith in our mission to protect women when others choose to focus on tangential issues and passing jokes instead of the actual problem at hand,” Fonda added.

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