CHICAGO (TOC) — One other group of abortion rights supporters gathered at Federal Plaza in downtown Chicago Saturday for the second day in a row.
The rallies are in response to the U.S. Supreme Court docket overturning Roe v Wade.
Whereas they got here out in fewer numbers in comparison with Friday’s rally, their message was loud and clear.
“Abortion is well being care! Well being care is a proper,” they chanted.
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Many abortion-rights advocates mentioned they’ll proceed till their calls for are met.
“We have been out right here marching ever since that leak. It is simply actually unhappy that they aren’t listening to over 60% of America who helps this,” mentioned Patty, who participated within the rally.
“Rain or shine! It would not matter! Now we have to be out right here. Should you’re not offended, you are a part of the issue, 100%. If you’re not out right here saying one thing, screaming, you’re inflicting the issue and you’re letting the issue occur,” added Sarah Soliz, an abortion rights advocate.
The rally comes a day after abortion rights opponents gathered in Federal Plaza to have fun the overturning of Roe v Wade.
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A lot of them condemned state and native leaders for contemplating Illinois a secure haven for individuals looking for abortions.
Whereas the rally is underway, individuals from either side of the difficulty are anticipated to assemble at Federal Plaza on July 9 for his or her respective rallies.
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