Article by Alexia Schultz
Edited by Sofia Albert
Ever since our new president Donald Trump took his place in office, women have been taking a stand. Some of every race, sexuality, and religion are fighting for their voice to be heard. This is what feminism is, fighting for equal rights of men and women. To see what the march was like visit this link:
The women's march originated in Hawaii, the day after president Trump was elected president. This women in Hawaii started a Facebook page about it and got an overwhelming response. Just in Washington alone over 440,000 people showed up, when they only expected 200,00. The women's march happened all over the world, in all 7 continents. I'm attendance to the women's march were many celebrities, including Alicia Keys, Madonna, and Whoopi Goldberg.
The women's march itself is a protest. They're protesting the removal of women's right such as abortions. Abortion is one of the controversial topics that people can't decide if it should be legal or illegal. But you can't really make abortions illegal, only safe abortions. Women who can't handle a baby at that time or the baby is a product of rape or incest, will find a way to abort it. Back alley abortions will become more common, most of the time the women will die as well. The protesters also had some things to say to our president mostly in retaliation for the comments he said to women, disabled people, and people of color. They stated their opinions in the form of comedic posters, like the one below: