Colorado Springs, Colorado 2022-06-24 22:08:36 –
Colorado Springs — Friday night, two demonstrations were held to protest the Supreme Court’s overturning the Roe v. Wade case.
The Colorado Springs Women’s March organized the first protest at the City Hall. They brought a sign, a flag and a bag labeled choice.
“I support women’s rights. I’m a woman, I have a lot of nieces, I have a lot of female friends. It’s important to me to say what’s happening to my body.” Helen Matchesney said.
Matchesney says she was hoping for a decision, but still felt disgusted.
“I’m tired of hearing about the Constitution, I have the right,” said Matchesney.
“I’m hanging out on the downhill watching people scream about the good decision made by the Supreme Court today to bring the abortion issue back to the state to which it belongs,” says Ben Gilbert. rice field.
He believes the constitution has been restored and the state has regained its rights.
“Abortion is robbing human life in the womb of a woman. It’s murder, you’re killing innocent life,” Gilbert said.
After the demonstrations at the city hall were over, protesters marched to Acacia Park for a second demonstration. It was held by an American Democratic Socialist.
“This is something that many people care very deeply about. Many of them see it as a threat to their basic democratic rights. As an American Democratic Socialist, defending democracy. Is one of our top priorities, “said Co-Chair Jackie Otton. Chairman of the American Colorado Springs Democratic Socialist.
The organization called on Senators Bennett and Hickenlooper to act to codify the right to abortion into federal law.
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