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Woman removed from Obama press area at LAX

May 28, 2009 |  1:25 pm

Self-Proclaimed 'Priestess' Forcibly Removed From Obama Press Area

A woman claiming to be a Roman Catholic priestess from Anaheim had to be physically removed from a press area near Air Force One at LAX this morning.

The woman was awaiting President Barack Obama's arrival at the airport for his departure from Los Angeles. KTLA video shows airport security officers carrying the woman away by the feet and arms as she protested her removal. In a telephone interview with the Associated Press, Brenda Lee of the Georgia Informer said she wanted to hand Obama a letter urging him "to take a stand for traditional marriage."

Read the rest of the report and check out the video at KTLA News.

Photo: KTLA