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Reproductive Rights Activists Talk Back to "Walk for Life" Marchers

by Counter Protest in San Francisco
Another year (this the 19th) of Walk for Life bussing in folks from parts afar to the city of San Francisco.
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Photos by Rachel Podlishevsky ProBonoPhoto.org
Last photo by Leon Kunstenaar ProBonoPhoto.org

Vendors selling right wing memorabilia just love the annual gathering of religious extremists in San Francisco. The sale of anti-abortion trinkets is apparently lucrative. With tens of thousands bussed in not only from the West Coast but other states including Nevada and Oklahoma it's a big bash for bigots.

And it's no longer just Catholics and other religious fanatics. A group of white supremacists marched with the "Walk for Life" and tried to get in the faces of some of the counter protesting abortion rights activists. Their banner read "150K White Kids Per Year, Abortion Is Genocide." As someone asked, "What does this say about the racism, misogyny, and fascism of the anti-abortion movement?"

Not to be deterred, the National Mobilization for Reproductive Justice-SF pulled together support and participation from more than a dozen supporting organizations this year. All agreed they could not stand by while the large group of "Lifers" danced on the grave of Roe v. Wade. Together they rallied at the nearby federal building then marched down Larkin St to be directly across the street from the Lifers' event. With large banners and blasting chants, the pro reproductive rights crowd stood loud and proud.

§Scene at the federal building
by Counter Protest in San Francisco
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§Leaving the federal bldg
by Counter Protest in San Francisco
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§Green is the color of abortion rights internationally
by Counter Protest in San Francisco
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§Pink sign plus
by Counter Protest in San Francisco
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§Fuck SCOTUS
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§Family
by Counter Protest in San Francisco
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§San Francisco PD on the lookout
by Counter Protest in San Francisco
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§From near the library steps repro rights advocates look towards city hall....
by Counter Protest in San Francisco
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...and civic center where the right wingers rallied
§hug
by Counter Protest in San Francisco
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§View through the trees and a butterfly
by Counter Protest in San Francisco
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§Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence
by Counter Protest in San Francisco
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§Speaking out
by Counter Protest in San Francisco
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"We've come too far to go backwards now"
§Several socialist groups
by Counter Protest in San Francisco
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§You'll not stand alone when it's time to speak up for justice!
by Counter Protest in San Francisco
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§Photo by Leon K.
by Counter Protest in San Francisco
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Apparently these fascists think legal abortion equals white genocide
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