LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Los Angeles was one of the several cities nationwide that took part in a Women’s March Saturday.
The demonstrations focused on the Trump Administration’s anti-abortion stance and efforts to replace the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who was a champion in the women’s rights movement.READ MORE: Goldstein Investigates: Dozens Of Fire Safety Violations Reported at LAX
“We don’t want this kind of future for anybody and this is why we’re counting on people voting on November 3 and getting out into the streets now,” said Michelle Xai, a Refuse Fascism LA Organizer.
Hundreds of participants – many of whom were wearing face coverings – marched from Pershing Square to Los Angeles City Hall.READ MORE: CHP Reports 2 More Possible Shooting Incidents On 91 Freeway In Corona
Signs such as “We will not be silenced,” “Trump/Pence out now,” “History is watching” and “For our future” were on display.
Marchers were also chanting, “Women’s rights are human rights,” and “No justice, no peace.”MORE NEWS: Caught On Camera: Woman Punches Would-Be Car Thief, Chases Him Down Corona Street
Similar marches and rallies were planned throughout other areas of the Southland, including Pasadena, Long Beach, Torrance and Laguna Niguel.