Rally for women’s rights organized in Alamogordo

On May 14, local women’s rights organization We Trust Women staged a protest in response to the recently leaked U.S. Supreme Court draft decision that would overturn Roe v. Wade if he was approved.

“We are here to support abortion justice and reproductive rights for women around the world, especially in low-income communities, women of color, undocumented citizens,” the rally organizer said. We Trust Women, Natalie Wilkins. “Because they already have restricted access to these things and with the Roe v. Wade reversal, that’s going to make it 10 times harder for them.”

The event brought together participants of all genders, young and old.

The protest comes after the May 2 leak of a proposed Supreme Court ruling indicating the U.S. Supreme Court’s intention to overturn its 1973 Roe v. Wade.

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“I’m so happy this event had such a great turnout,” Wilkins said in a statement on Monday, May 16. “It warms my heart that in the town of Alamogordo, the feedback we have received has been incredibly positive. , a mom, a daughter and a sister, this event has brought a ray of hope, and we will be back. Solidarity will not stop there. It is about much more than abortion.

We Trust Women organized a protest on May 14, 2022 at the corner of 10th Street and White Sands Boulevard to raise awareness of women's rights.

One of the protesters was Kim Gugliotta who protested for women’s rights in the 1960s.

“It affects the rights of everyone, from children to the elderly, men, women, in between, it affects you,” Gugliotta said. “The main thing too… is that it affects people’s lives and quality of life and the quality of life of the child.”

We Trust Women organized a protest on May 14, 2022 at the corner of 10th Street and White Sands Boulevard to raise awareness of women's rights.

Demonstrations like the one in Alamogordo took place across the country on May 14.

There was no counter-demonstration on May 14.

A formal decision in Roe v. Wade is expected in June.

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