A nationwide protest towards the Donald Trump-Mike Pence presidential ticket and the Supreme Courtroom nomination of Amy Coney Barrett was coordinated Saturday by the Women’s March group. Greater than 400 occasions had been deliberate all through the nation.
Main the battle in lots of cities had been the ladies dressed within the crimson habits borrowed from “The Handmaid’s Story” tv adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel. The Washington, DC essential occasion was permitted for 10,000 attendees.
Los Angeles, Pasadena, Lengthy Seashore, Torrance and Laguna Niguel had been the websites for native protests on the primary themes.
The marches come days earlier than the Senate holds its first vote to substantiate Barrett to interchange Ginsburg, a transfer that will cement a conservative majority.
Girls’s Marches have been held often for the reason that day after President Donald Trump was sworn into workplace, however many have diminished in measurement for the reason that inaugural rallies.
Three of the 4 unique founders – Bob Bland, Tamika Mallory and Linda Sarsour – stepped down from the group after stories of of infighting, cash mismanagement, and different points.