Women’s March for Reproductive Rights
Sweeps Through Manhattan
The National Women’s March for Reproductive Rights in New York City.
emblazoned with message emphasizing
the need to preserve Roe v.
Wade and prioritize reproductive
freedom. A range of speakers delivered
passionate remarks, including
New York Civil Liberties Union
executive director Donna Lieberman
and Carol Jenkins, who is
president and CEO of the ERA Coalition
and the Fund for Women’s
BY DONNA ACETO
from Manhattan’s Foley
Square to Washington
Square Park on October 2
in one of many protests bringing attention
to abortion rights for women
and other pregnant people.
Several marchers carried signs
Speaker Brita fi lter leads the chant.
Equality. Congressmember Jerrold
Nadler of Brooklyn and Manhattan
was also on hand, along
with other elected offi cials, such
as Manhattan Borough President
The event also featured instruments
and singers who helped create
a lively atmosphere as folks made
their way through the streets.
A marcher holds a sign targeting Texas’ anti-abortion law.
Words from the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
New York Civil Liberties Union executive director Donna Lieberman delivers remarks.
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