(Photo for The Washington Post by Craig Hudson)WASHINGTON - Washington D.C. celebrated Independence Day Monday with some hallmarks of the nation’s capital: parades, festivals and protests. Around 100 green-clad abortion rights protesters marched down Constitution Avenue, spreading out to span the width of the street. The National Independence Day Parade returned with marching bands from around the country, military units, floats and balloons. Anti-abortion activist Elianna Geertgens, right, argues with abortion rights activist Sam Scarcello outside of the Supreme Court on Independence Day. Becoming a citizen in this political time feels bittersweet, especially now that abortion rights are threatened, she said.
Source: Washington Post July 05, 2022 00:06 UTC