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Frustration builds over DOJ's lackluster response to protests at Supreme Court justices' homes

A few hours after Attorney General Merrick Garland promised to beef up Supreme Court security, it was business as usual in front of Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s house.

A dozen or so pro-choice activists waved signs and shouted slogans Wednesday evening outside his home in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Protesters also turned up at the nearby residence of Chief Justice John Roberts, as reported by WJLA-TV.

Across the state line, seven demonstrators dressed as characters from “The Handmaid’s Tale” paraded up and down Justice Amy Coney Barrett’s cul-de-sac in Falls Church, Virginia.

Among those exasperated by the daily scenes of activism at the justices’ homes was Virginia Lt. Gov. Winsome Sears, who accused the Justice Department of tolerating “mob rule.”

“Merrick Garland has not gotten off his duff and gotten the DOJ to prosecute anyone, and it’s simply because they’re picking winners and losers,” Ms. Sears, a Republican, said Thursday

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