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Powerful Images from the National Day of Abortion Rights Protest

Thousands of people took to the streets in the Southland on Saturday as part of a nationwide effort to protect abortion rights in the aftermath of a leaked Supreme Court draft opinion overruling the landmark 1973 Roe vs. Wade decision. 

Abortion-rights demonstrators write on a giant banner during a rally at Los Angeles City Hall.Damian Dovarganes/AP

Demonstrators participate in an abortion rights rally in New York City.John Nacion/Star Max/IPx/AP

Karen Tingstad, from Minnesota, holds up a sign along with other demonstrators in Washington, DC.Leah Millis/Reuters

Activists take part in the Bans Off Our Bodies march for abortion access in Washington, DC.Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

Abortion rights activist Cristela Luiz, left, confronts a demonstrator during a rally in Washington, DC.Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images

Abortion rights activists participate in a demonstration in Atlanta.Alyssa Pointer/Reuters

Rev. Patrick Mahoney, center right, leads a small group of anti-abortion activists in prayer in front of the US Supreme Court.Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Auriea Moore listens to speakers at a rally for abortion rights in Seattle. Ted S. Warren/AP

A person’s earring is seen during an abortion rights march in New York City. Stephanie Keith/Getty Images

Christa Vonderburg, from Atlanta, participates in a protest in Washington, DC.Leah Millis/Reuters

Jacqueline Von Edelbe holds a sign during an abortion rights rally in Chicago. Matt Marton/AP

A protester holds up a sign during a demonstration in Houston.Callaghan O’Hare/Reuters

Abortion rights activists demonstrating at the Washington Monument in Washington, D.C., on May 14. Photo: Jose Luis Magana/AFP via Getty Images

Thousands marched in Los Angeles, California, CBS Los Angeles reports. In this image, a set of protestors raise their signs.

Abortion rights demonstrators and advocates attend the ‘Bans Off Our Bodies’ rally on the National Mall in Washington on May 14, 2022.Valerie Plesch for NBC News

Thousands of people march for abortion rights across the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City.Photograph: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

An abortion rights protester holds a placard in front of anti-abortion protesters during a demonstration in New York City.Caitlin Ochs/Reuters

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