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Abortion rights supporters gather at Window on the Bay in Monterey to protest Supreme Court decision

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Abortion rights supporters gather at Window on the Bay in Monterey to protest the Supreme Court decision
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LIVE: Large abortion rights protest, march held in downtown Chicago

LIVE: Large abortion rights protest, march held in downtown Chicago

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CHICAGO - A large abortion rights protest and march is being held Friday night in the Loop.
At 5 p.m., protestors began to gather at Federal Plaza. By 6 p.m., hundreds to thousands were in attendance and a march to Grant Park began.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker is leading the march.
GovPritzker leads the march from Federal Plaza in Chicago WGNNews pic.twitter.com/MvRsBMZrrG - Christine Flores June 24, 2022
Another abortion rights protest is scheduled for Saturday at Federal Plaza.
WGN News will update this story once more information becomes available.
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Anti-abortion advocates rally in South Loop after Roe v. Wade overturned

Anti-abortion advocates rally in South Loop after Roe v. Wade overturned

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CHICAGO - Anti-abortion advocates rallied in the South Loop hours after Roe v. Wade was overturned.
On Friday afternoon, they came together at the Hilton Garden Inn, filled with exictement.
“Today is a momentous day for human rights in America. Today, thousands of children and their families are protected from the violence of abortions," March for Life Chicago Associated Director Anna Kinksey said.
They said now their focus turns to saving Midwestern lives as Gov. Pritzker vows to continue protecting women's reproductive rights.
“What this decision means is that Illinois will become more...
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Anti-abortion movement celebrates court ruling

Anti-abortion movement celebrates court ruling

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Anti-abortion activists gathered outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in Ohio's capital, following the Supreme Court's decision ending constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50 years - a decision by its conservative majority to overturn the court's...
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Chicago abortion rights protest planned for Federal Plaza; anti-choice activists celebrate ruling

Chicago abortion rights protest planned for Federal Plaza; anti-choice activists celebrate ruling

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Abortion rights advocates have begun to gather in Federal Plaza for a Friday evening protest over the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, while anti-abortion rights advocates celebrated.
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