CNN: Abortion Rights Advocates Holding Rallies and Marches Across U.S.

‘Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to take part in over 200 events across all 50 states’


WHITFIELD: “All right, we begin today with rallies planned coast to coast marking a day of action for abortion rights. Hundreds of 1000s of people are expected to take part in over 200 events across all 50 states. The rallies are in response to a leaked U.S. Supreme Court draft opinion, revealing a majority of justices poised to strike down Roe v. Wade. If overturn, constitutional protections for abortion rights would be likely eliminated in 26 states. We have reporters covering this in several key cities today. CNN’s Shimon Prokupecz is live for us in the nation’s capital. Polo Sandoval is covering the event in New York, and Nadia Romero is live for us in Atlanta. So, let’s go to the nation’s capital. Shimon, let’s begin with you. And the rally began just near the Washington Monument, there your — there on the malls. Later, protesters will be marching to the U.S. Supreme Court. Tell us what you’re seeing right now.”

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