A nationwide protest in opposition to the Donald Trump-Mike Pence presidential ticket and the Supreme Court nomination of Amy Coney Barrett was coordinated Saturday by the Women’s March group. More than 400 occasions had been deliberate all through the nation.
Leading the battle in lots of cities had been the ladies dressed within the crimson habits borrowed from “The Handmaid’s Tale” tv adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel. The Washington, DC foremost occasion was permitted for 10,000 attendees.
Los Angeles, Pasadena, Long Beach, Torrance and Laguna Niguel had been the websites for native protests on the principle themes.
The marches come days earlier than the Senate holds its first vote to substantiate Barrett to interchange Ginsburg, a transfer that may cement a conservative majority.
Women’s Marches have been held commonly for the reason that day after President Donald Trump was sworn into workplace, however many have diminished in dimension 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.