Women and allies gathered in Washington, DC, and a number of different cities across the nation to protest President Donald Trump’s nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court and urge girls to vote within the upcoming election.
The crowd marched from Freedom Plaza to the National Mall, some carrying indicators with messages like “Hell no, Amy must go!” and “You call us nasty because you are afraid of what strong women can do.”
Karen Ehrgott stated she traveled from the Philadelphia space to attend the march to protest Barrett’s nomination and the push to verify her earlier than the November three election.
“It’s a mess. It’s really, really a mess. I am very, very fearful of our democracy,” Ehrgott advised CNN. “I thought it was thriving and nothing could ever happen, but clearly it’s a lot more fragile than we understood it to be.”
Simultaneous marches have been held in different cities together with Denver, New York and Nashville.
The Women’s March group has suffered from rising pains since its first present of drive in 2017.
Controversy and allegations of anti-Semitism surrounding its founders finally led to three of them stepping down from the board final yr. They had denied the allegations. The Women’s March then appointed 17 new leaders to the board.