Girls and allies gathered in Washington, DC, and several other different cities across the nation to protest President Donald Trump’s nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court docket and urge ladies to vote within the upcoming election.
The gang marched from Freedom Plaza to the Nationwide Mall, some carrying indicators with messages like “Hell no, Amy should go!” and “You name us nasty since you are afraid of what robust ladies can do.”
Karen Ehrgott mentioned 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 is a mess. It is actually, actually a multitude. I’m very, very scared of our democracy,” Ehrgott advised CNN. “I assumed it was thriving and nothing may ever occur, however clearly it is much more fragile than we understood it to be.”
Simultaneous marches have been held in different cities together with Denver, New York and Nashville.
The Girls’s March group has suffered from rising pains since its first present of pressure in 2017.
Controversy and allegations of anti-Semitism surrounding its founders finally led to a few of them stepping down from the board final yr. They’d denied the allegations. The Girls’s March then appointed 17 new leaders to the board.