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Protesters rally for women’s rights in Richmond

RICHMOND — About 300 demonstrators gathered a few blocks from the state Capitol on a cold, rainy Saturday to continue their months-long protest against proposals they say restrict women’s rights. Some protesters carried professionally printed signs that carried messages such as “Stop the War on Virginia Women.” Others waved more colorful, homemade posters: “Women’s Rights are Human Rights” and “Va.
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Hundreds expected for women’s rights rally in Richmond today

United States / Washington D.C. : Virginia Politics (3 years ago)

Hundreds of demonstrators are expected in downtown Richmond Saturday afternoon to promote women’s rights. The rally, organized by Unite Women Virginia, is one of a series of events taking place Saturday across the nation protesting ... Read Post

Silent Protest Outside, Virginia House Puts Off Ultrasound Vote

US Politics / Liberal : Crooks and Liars (3 years ago)

2012 Feb. 20 • Silent Protest for Women's Rights • Virginia State Capitol • Richmond, Virginia from Silver Persinger on Vimeo. Over 1,000 demonstrators assembled outside of Virginia’s Capitol on Monday. Standing silently in the cold... Read Post

Richmond to Ferguson: A Meditation on Solidarity and Being an Ally

Politics / US Politics : Huffington Post: Politics Blog (3 days ago)

On Nov. 25, protesters rallying against the Ferguson grand jury's decision gathered outside of John Marshall courthouse in downtown Richmond. Signs in their hands and chants on their lips, the crowd buzzed with somber energy, but qu... Read Post

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