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A pro-choice protest erupted Wednesday in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, as hundreds of protesters took to the streets, blocking traffic and deploying police in smoke and reportedly declaring the assembly “illegal.”

According to Dakota News Now, police said there were no permits, starting around 7 p.m. in downtown Sioux Falls.

According to the Sioux Falls Argus leader, Sioux Falls Police Chief John Tham said a “pair” of protesters were arrested for failing to disperse or otherwise abuse. It was not immediately clear how many protesters were arrested.

An illegal meeting was declared after 9 p.m.

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Sioux Falls police declared an illegal assembly when pro-select protesters marched through the streets of downtown Sioux Falls and blocked traffic.

Sioux Falls police declared an illegal assembly when pro-select protesters marched through the streets of downtown Sioux Falls and blocked traffic.
(Dakota News Now)

Protesters chanted slogans such as “Cancel the Supreme Court” and “My Body, My Choice” and some people sat on the street as they took to the streets, the Argus leader said.

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Pro-choice protesters in Sioux Falls march through downtown.

Pro-choice protesters in Sioux Falls march through downtown.
(Dakota News Now)

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“I think what you saw tonight was amazingly restrained policing,” Tham said, confirming that police never used any chemical agents during the protests, Dakota News Now reported.

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Protesters gather outside Supreme Court to protest abortion rights (Fox News Digital)
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Last Friday the 1973 Row v. Wade is marching on a busy weekend of similar protests across the country against the 5-4 decision of the U.S. Supreme Court, which gave women the constitutional right to abortion.