An important point . . . The Mayor was scheduled to attend but not to speak at this massive gathering.
Local news imaging doesn't do it justice . . . Social media shots from the crowd show at least 1000 marchers attending this pro-choice rally on the Country Club Plaza.
We've all seen pictures of abortion protests . . . However a woman on the Kansas City Country Club Plaza dressed as a character from the Handmaid's Tale proved to be a haunting image.
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There was a bit of worthwhile coverage . . .
Organizers of the “We Are Not Free” march said the group is peacefully protesting in support of reproductive freedom at a time when many Americans celebrate their liberties. The protesters argue abortion rights are human rights.
There’s a lot of attention focused on the upcoming Aug. 2 election in Kansas, where voters will determine whether that state’s constitution protects a woman’s right to an abortion.
“We are founded on freedom,” said Stacy Henderson, lead organizer for the rally.
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Abortion rights supporters rallied Monday on the Country Club Plaza, arguing they're not free on this Independence Day. Organizers of the "We Are Not Free" march said the group is peacefully protesting in support of reproductive freedom at a time when many Americans celebrate their liberties.
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