Tag Archives: Women’s March

National School Walkout Planned Over Mass Shootings

From the organizers of the Women’s March: Women’s March Youth EMPOWER is calling for students, teachers, school administrators, parents and allies to take part in a #NationalSchoolWalkout for 17 minutes at 10am across every time zone on March 14, 2018 to protest Congress’ inaction to do more than tweet thoughts and prayers in response to the gun violence plaguing our ...

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BUTTHURT: Trump Heckles Women’s March Attendees

Mother Jones reports: One year after millions of people took to the streets to protest the inauguration of President Donald Trump, activists this weekend are gathering to continue the momentum sparked by the historic Women’s March with new rallies in New York, Washington D.C., Los Angeles, and beyond. Trump weighed in on the nationwide marches with a trolling tweet that ...

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Notorious RBG: Women’s March Tells Me The Pendulum Will Swing Back From These Bad Times [VIDEO]

The BBC reports: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says the US is “not experiencing the best of times” – but the “pendulum” will swing back. Speaking to BBC Newsnight in a rare interview, Justice Ginsburg reiterated the importance of the free press. “I read the Washington Post and the New York Times every day, and I think that the ...

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Christian Love™ At The Women’s March [VIDEO]

The Christian Post is very upset about how a group of infamous street preachers was treated at last Saturday’s women’s march. They write: Bible-believing street evangelists warning against all sin, including abortion and homosexuality, were shouted down, spat on and had water thrown on them by participants of the Women’s March on Washington on Saturday afternoon. As hundreds of thousands ...

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NEBRASKA: State GOP Senator Resigns After His Tweet Suggesting Women’s Marchers Were Too Ugly To Rape

The Associated Press reports: A Nebraska state legislator known for his blunt, occasionally offensive manner, who was fined for having cybersex using a state computer, resigned Wednesday after he retweeted a comment that implied participants at a women’s march were too unattractive to be sexually assaulted. Republican Sen. Bill Kintner announced at a news conference in the state Capitol that ...

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Size-Obsessed Trump Tweets Cropped Inauguration Photo Wrongly Inscribed With Date Of Women’s March

Donald Trump just tweeted a panoramic image of his inauguration which conveniently obscures the wide swatches of open ground on the National Mall. His message: “A photo delivered yesterday that will be displayed in the upper/lower press hall. Thank you Abbas!” Hilariously, however, the image bears this inscription: “Swearing-In Ceremony Of Donald J. Trump – January 21st, 2017.” The 21st, ...

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THEY CAN’T KEEP QUIET: Feminist Choir Goes Viral With Protest Anthem Performed At Women’s March [VIDEO]

3.5 million views already. JMG reader Michelle points us to this great performance at the Women’s March by a group of young singers, some of whom hadn’t met in person before yesterday. From their website: To bring her music to the march, MILCK has formed an all female choir called the #ICANTKEEPQUIET choir. The #ICANTKEEPQUIET Choir is an all-female super ...

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Women’s March Drew Three Times As Many As Trump’s Inauguration, Second-Highest Metro Ridership Ever

New York Magazine reports: Millions of people across the world marched on Saturday to show their support for women’s rights in response to the U.S. presidential inauguration of Donald Trump. Estimates from two university professors collected from local news outlets puts the number of U.S. marchers somewhere between three and four million, though estimating crowd size is notoriously inexact. Still, ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Women’s March On Washington DC

UPDATE: Bumping this post back to the top because attendance has eclipsed the organizers’ wildest expectations and appears to be exceeding yesterday’s inauguration. More than 600 “sister marches” are happening all over the world and the main Women’s March begins in Washington at 10AM. Pre-rally events are already underway and several live-streams are embedded below. Via the Washington Post: Today, ...

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REPORT: Three Times As Many Buses Booked For Anti-Trump Women’s March Than For Inauguration Day

Buzzfeed reports: Three times as many bus parking permits have been requested for the Women’s March on Washington, DC, than for President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration, city councilman Charles Allen told BuzzFeed News. As of Thursday, when Allen held a hearing to review inauguration preparations, 393 charter bus permits had been requested for the inauguration on Jan. 20. In comparison, a ...

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