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Politics Thousands protest Trump's Supreme Court pick at Washington Women's March

00:45  18 october  2020
00:45  18 october  2020 Source:   reuters.com

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Thousands of Women ’ s March volunteers have already texted more than 4 million female voters and aim to send 5 million texts Saturday, according The march comes amid an economic recession that has fallen especially hard on women of color and mothers, a Supreme Court nomination that many

From Washington DC to Chicago and from California to Japan, crowds of women and their supporters turned Yet because Iran is one the countries included in the President-backed travel ban – which is to be heard by the Supreme Court – her Thousands protest Donald Trump ' s 'racism and misogyny'.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Thousands marched to the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington on Saturday to commemorate the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and protest President Donald Trump's rush to push through Amy Coney Barrett as her replacement.

a group of people standing in front of a crowd: People participate in a nationwide protest against U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to fill the seat on the Supreme Court, in Washington © Reuters/ERIN SCOTT People participate in a nationwide protest against U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to fill the seat on the Supreme Court, in Washington a group of people holding a sign posing for the camera: Women's March activists participate in a nationwide protest against U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to fill the seat on the Supreme Court © Reuters/MICHAEL MCCOY Women's March activists participate in a nationwide protest against U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to fill the seat on the Supreme Court

The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee has scheduled an Oct. 22 vote on the nomination of Barrett, a conservative appellate judge, over objections from Democrats that the confirmation process comes too close to Nov. 3's presidential election.

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Up to half a million women are thought to have joined a protest march in Washington DC against Donald Trump ' s presidency - more than the number that attended his inauguration. Organisers of the Women ' s March on Washington said in a mission statement that participants were "hurting and

Protesters demanded an immediate end to Trump ’ s “zero tolerance” policy and the return of more than 2,500 children separated from We don’t believe in walls,” Medina-Tayac said. The rally ended with a march past the White House and the Trump International Hotel and on to the Department of Justice

More than 26 million Americans have already cast their ballots for who they want to sit in the White House for the next four years, Trump or his Democratic rival Joe Biden.

Demonstrators at the Women's March said they were angry that Republicans appear ready to confirm Barrett's nomination so close to Election Day after refusing to move forward Merrick Garland, the pick of former President Barack Obama, a Democrat, more than six months ahead of the 2016 election.

a group of people standing in front of a crowd: Women’s March activists participate in a nationwide protest against U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to fill the seat on the Supreme Court. © Reuters/MICHAEL MCCOY Women’s March activists participate in a nationwide protest against U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to fill the seat on the Supreme Court.

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"The fact of the matter is that we are powerful and they are afraid," said Sonja Spoo, the director of the reproductive rights campaigns at UltraViolet, a feminist advocacy group, one of the speakers at the protest. "They are on the ropes and they know it and we are about to give the knock-out punch."

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Hundreds of thousands of women around America and the world took to the streets for the 2018 Women ' s March , a year after the first such event was held in opposition to newly elected US President Donald Trump . Demonstrators surged into the streets in protests in American cities across the

Ginsburg, a liberal champion of women's rights, died on Sept. 18.

a group of people sitting at a table with a sign: Nationwide protest against U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to fill the seat on the Supreme Court. © Reuters/MICHAEL MCCOY Nationwide protest against U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to fill the seat on the Supreme Court.

The protesters marched through downtown Washington to the Supreme Court steps. Hundreds of marches and demonstrations were planned https://map.womensmarch.com/?eventType=oct-17-march at city halls, parks and monuments across the country.

a person holding a sign: Women's March activists participate in a nationwide protest against U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to fill the seat on the Supreme Court © Reuters/MICHAEL MCCOY Women's March activists participate in a nationwide protest against U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to fill the seat on the Supreme Court

In confirmation hearings this week, Barrett side-stepped https://www.reuters.com/article/usa-court-barrett-climate/environmentalists-democrats-fault-trump-court-pick-barrett-on-climate-evasion-idINKBN2702L3 questions about presidential powers, abortion, climate change, voting rights and Obamacare, saying she could not answer because cases involving these matters could come before the court.

If Barrett takes a seat on the Supreme Court, conservatives would have a 6-3 majority.

(Reporting by Timothy Gardner; Editing by Heather Timmons and Sonya Hepinstall)

Senate Judiciary to consider Barrett ahead of vote next week .
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Judiciary Committee is poised to take the first steps toward approving Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett following two long days of Senate testimony in which she stressed that she would be her own judge and sought to create distance between herself and past positions. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.

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