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October 2020 Girls’s March: Hundreds Protest Trump Changing RBG In DC & Throughout The Nation

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Protesters lined the streets of DC, NYC, LA, and dozens of different cities as they joined the second Girls’s March of 2020. See photographs from the nationwide marches towards Donald Trump.

The menace to reproductive rights in the US has gotten so important that the creators of the Girls’s March have known as an emergency second protest of 2020. On Saturday, October 17, 1000’s of ladies, nonbinary people, and males took to the streets in Washington, DC and throughout the nation to let their message be heard: President Donald Trump can not, and won’t, change Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court docket with Amy Coney Barrett.

Within the meantime, protesters took half in over 100 sister marches all through the US, armed with indicators, slogans, and a wholesome dose of anger. Quite than the ever present hot pink pussy hats, the must-have accent for the occasions have been protecting face masks. Because the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, the Girls’s March organizers required marchers to put on masks, try and social distance, and keep at residence in the event that they felt sick. One protester in DC carried an indication which learn “Free Melania” in reference to Melania Trump, whereas 1000’s of others wore protecting face masks and carried indicators which featured photos of the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Scroll via the gallery above for extra photos from the October 2020 Girls’s Marches across the nation.

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Protesters collect with indicators on the January 2020 Girls’s March (AP Pictures)

Trump and Senate Republicans’ insistence that they rush ahead a Supreme Court docket nomination lower than three weeks earlier than a presidential election is unhealthy sufficient; nominating somebody like Barrett, an ultra-conservative decide with ties to a spiritual sect that impressed The Handmaid’s Story, is nearly comically horrible, particularly contemplating everything RBG stood for.  The October 17 march comes simply two days after Barrett’s Senate hearings concluded, and the nation waits to listen to if her nomination goes via.

“If Donald Trump is allowed to nominate one other Supreme Court docket Justice, Roe v Wade will likely be overturned,” the Women’s March organizers mentioned in a statement. “It’s that easy. That is all the things that the Girls’s March has warned about since day one among Trump’s presidency. That is the second we’ve been getting ready for… The one factor that can cease Trump and Mitch McConnell from stealing one other Supreme Court docket seat is hundreds of thousands of ladies within the streets—and defending this seat simply turned THE defining problem for the hundreds of thousands of ladies who will resolve this election.”

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