• Signs of the times: What protesters are carrying at Saturday's abortion rights rallies in Southern California

    9 days ago - By Bésame

    Anybody who participates in a march or rally is sending a message just by being there, but many choose to carry signs to make their beliefs known. Here are some of the signs that Southern California News Group photographers saw on Saturday, May 14, 2022, at abortion rights rallies across Southern California.
    Many of the thousands of people attending the Bans Off Abortion rally carried creative signs for women's rights at Centennial Park in Santa Ana on Saturday, May 14, 2022. (Photo by Mark Rightmire, Orange County Register/SCNG)
    Sabrina Minjares dressed in a Handmaid's Tale outfit at a...
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  • ‘Bans Off Our Bodies' Rally And March Held In Downtown Denver

    9 days ago - By Bésame

    DENVER - Saturday morning, pro-abortion rights supporters descended on the Colorado State Capitol.

    They were there to express their opposition to the leaked Supreme Court draft that seemed to indicate the Court would overturn Roe v Wade.
    “It's terrifying,” said demonstrator Catherine Buckland.
    She and Marie Schnell made their trip a family affair because they want to protect their daughters' futures.
    “I really believe that they should be able to grow up with the same rights that we did and our mothers did,” said Buckland.
    Demonstrators said the rally was about protecting the rights of all...
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  • ‘Bans Off Our Bodies' Rally In Fort Lauderdale In Support Of Abortion Rights

    9 days ago - By Bésame

    FORT LAUDERDALE - Dozens of people came together Saturday morning for a rally in Fort Lauderdale to support Bans Off Our Bodies, an effort to defend access to safe and legal abortion.
    The rally was organized by Broward for Progress with the support of Planned Parenthood, Ultraviolet, and MoveOn. It was held at the federal courthouse on Broward Boulevard.
    Another rally was held at Ives Estates Park in Miami.
    One of the rally participants said she was wearing the same shirt her mother wore to a rally in favor of abortion rights 50 years ago.
    “It's part of our public health. It's part of...
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