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New Cold, Jan 22, 2017

Enclosed are headlines and weblinks to news reports on the ‘Women’s March On Washington’ that took place on Saturday, January 21, 2017. Extensive photos and video reports may be found in the reports.

Half a million march in Washington for women’s, civil rights on Jan 21, 2017 (Michael Reynolds, EPA)

Women’s March events take place in Washington and around the world – as it happened, by Amber Jamieson and Nicola Slawson and Nadia Khomami, The Guardian, Jan 22, 2017

Massive Women’s March on Washington overwhelms streets, CBC News, Jan 21, 2017

Women march around the world on Jan 21 to protest Trump sexism,, Jan 21, 2017

500,000 march on Washington to protest Trump presidency, Press TV (Iran), Jan 21, 2017

*  Millions march globally at protests against new U.S. president, ABC News (Australia), Jan 22, 2017

Thousands across Canada rally in support of Women’s March on Washington, The Canadian Press, Jan. 21, 2017

15,000 march in Vancouver to protest President Trump, bJan 21, 2017

Full video (five hours) of Women’s March rally in Washington DC on Jan 21, 2017, New York Times video on YouTube

Related news:
Today, January 22, is the 44th anniversary of the historic ‘Roe vs Wade’ decision of the U.S. Supreme Court according U.S. women the right to access to abortion services. One of the first measures of newly elected President Donald Trump will be to ramp up attacks on the right to abortion. To wit:

Trump is poised to reinstate the “global gag rule” against federal funding for abortion and family planning — and possibly gut international programs for women, Foreign Policy Magazine, Jan 19, 2017

* Will America lose ‘Roe v. Wade’ under Trump?, Rolling Stone magazine, Jan 20, 2017

Trump is a serious threat to reproductive rights, but ‘Roe’ – which turns 44 Sunday – could be harder to overturn than many think




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