Iraq war veteran Emily Yates was arrested on Friday after a dispute with police about where she could stand while playing her banjo during a protest against U.S. military action in Syria.
Video uploaded to Live Leak shows Yates asking Federal Parks Police why she could not stand in a shaded area of Independence Mall in Philadelphia.
After several minutes of discussion, two officers bent Yates over a park bench and handcuffed her.
“We live in a police state,” she shouts! “We live in a f*cking police state!