LAPD Prevented Woman in Labor From Crossing Street to Get to Hospital Because of Obama Motorcade

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President Obama's motorcade went through the streets of Los Angeles on July 23, 2014. (Credit: KTLA)

A pregnant woman in labor Wednesday afternoon was not allowed to cross the street to get to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center by Los Angeles police because President Barack Obama’s motorcade was going to come through the area.

Some in the crowd were outraged about the incident and took to social media to show pictures and video of the unidentified woman while she sat on a bus bench, waiting to get to Cedars.

This story was first reported by The Blaze.

“This woman is in labor but can’t get to Cedars cuz of Obama!!!” witness Carrie Clifford tweeted, along with a picture of the woman.

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