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Abortion rights supporters rally against the overturning of Roe v. Wade

On June 24, thousands of protestors swarmed to the streets of Boston, gathering at Copley Square at 6 p.m. and marching to the Massachusetts State House. The protest was held in response to the overturning of Roe v. Wade on June 24, removing the constitutional right to abortion. 

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A protestor holds a cardboard sign that reads “Abortion is a human right.” JENNIFER SMALL/DFP STAFF
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Amongst the sea of protestors marching down the streets of Boston, a sign reads, “Roe = Public Health” JENNIFER SMALL/DFP STAFF
Abortion rights protest
A protestor from the crowd in Copley Square yells while holding a sign. JENNIFER SMALL/DFP STAFF
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Protest signs were held in the air against the backdrop of the Boston Public Library. JENNIFER SMALL/DFP STAFF
Abortion rights protest
A medical professional from Boston Medical Center wears a lab coat that reads, “Abortion is health care. Health care is a human right” in Copley Square. JENNIFER SMALL/DFP STAFF
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Gabby Ballard, an organizer from the Party for Socialism and Liberation, cheers on other speakers from the crowd gathered in Copley Square. JENNIFER SMALL/DFP STAFF
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A protester holds a sign in front of the Boston Public Library while Ballard rallies the crowd. JENNIFER SMALL/DFP STAFF
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(Left to right) Sabrina Lopez, Carly MacCormack, and Eleni Hum hold their handmade signs while listening to speakers from the Party for Socialism and Liberation in Copley Square. JENNIFER SMALL/DFP STAFF
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Protesters marched down Boylston Street towards the Massachusetts State House, chanting “What do we want? Abortion Rights! When do we want them? Now!” JENNIFER SMALL/DFP STAFF
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Organizers from the Party for Socialism and Liberation held banners and led the way for protesters as they marched down Boylston Street. JENNIFER SMALL/DFP STAFF
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An activist holds a sign that reads, “stop the war on women” on the corner of Boylston Street and Tremont Street, outside of Emerson College. JENNIFER SMALL/DFP STAFF
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A protestor holds a sign provided by the organization Socialist Alternative, and chants with the crowd on the corner of Boylston Street and Tremont Street. JENNIFER SMALL/DFP STAFF
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Protesters on Tremont Street marching towards the Massachusetts State House. JENNIFER SMALL/DFP STAFF
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A child on her father’s shoulders holds a sign that reads, “I shouldn’t have less rights than my grandmas.” JENNIFER SMALL/DFP STAFF
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Protestors marched down Boylston Street. JENNIFER SMALL/DFP STAFF
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Protesters hold signs outside of the Massachusetts State House while listening to speakers from the Party for Socialism and Liberation. JENNIFER SMALL/DFP STAFF
Abortion rights protest
Protesters hold signs outside of the Massachusetts State House that read “only the struggle has won women’s rights.” JENNIFER SMALL/DFP STAFF

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