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

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

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