Women’s March rallies staged in several cities in the U.S.
In over 250 cities across the United States, hundreds of thousands of women and their male supporters staged rallies as U.S. President Donald Trump began his second year in office. The rallies, that were staged widely across the country, came a year after millions of women demonstrated in Washington, DC and in cities around the U.S. and the world, a day after Donald Trump was sworn in as president in 2017. On Saturday, hundreds of thousands of people gathered in coordinated rallies in Washington, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and several other cities, even as prominent speakers from all walks of life, blasted Trump for his policies that they claimed hurt women. Last year, the Women’s March was an enormous show of defiance against Trump’s past disparaging comments and views on abortion, immigration, LGBT rights and more. The second nationwide Women's March marked the end of Trump’s tumultuous first year in office. The event this year is titled the ‘Power to the Polls,’ and is aimed at launching a national voter registration effort ahead of the November midterm elections. Further, the pink knit...Read more