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On Anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Demonstrations in San Francisco
by Macy Annestotter
Saturday Jan 22nd, 2011 11:47 PM
"Religious Bigots Not Welcome in San Francisco" and "Separate the Marriage of Church and State" were two signs seen on Saturday, as pro-woman and pro-health activists gathered in San Francisco's Harry Bridges Plaza. Photos here from both sides (pro and anti-choice) from flickr.com under Creative Commons License. Top photo by NB35.

Pro-choice activists are fighting back every step of the way as religious anti-choice forces attack Roe v. Wade.

Pro-woman, pro-choice demonstrators gathered to counter a large group of anti-abortion supporters along the Embarcadero on Saturday. Most of the misguided were from patriarchical church groups and were bused into the city from inland parts of California. This was the seventh annual march and counter-march on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the ruling that came down in favor of women's rights in 1973.

The mood was celebratory at times on the pro-choice side. Some danced to drums during the march from the Ferry Building toward the Marina Green.

Protests are going on this weekend in other parts the nation as well. Anti-abortion activists will participate in an annual March for Life rally Monday in Washington, D.C. where they will again face off with those who are celebrating the 38th anniversary of Roe v. Wade.
§Birth Control for the Englightened
by Macy Annestotter Saturday Jan 22nd, 2011 11:47 PM

photo by Steve Rhodes
§from the "Walk for Life" protest
by Macy Annestotter Saturday Jan 22nd, 2011 11:47 PM

So does this mean the "pro-lifers" are pro death penalty? Actually, many of them are!
photo by NB35
§San Francisco Pro-Choicers Make the March Fun
by Macy Annestotter Saturday Jan 22nd, 2011 11:47 PM

photo by NB35
§Pro- & anti-choice separated by Police
by Macy Annestotter Saturday Jan 22nd, 2011 11:47 PM

More fun on the pro-choice side...much to celebrate on anniversary of Roe v. Wade!
photo by NB35
§Warning: Churchgoing May be Dangerous to Your Health!
by Macy Annestotter Saturday Jan 22nd, 2011 11:47 PM

photo by NB35
§Parody of Surgeon Generals
by Macy Annestotter Saturday Jan 22nd, 2011 11:47 PM