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10 Things We Saw At The 2018 Women’s March In Washington DC

Thousands of women marched a second time in major cities across the nation on Saturday. Here’s what we saw in Washington, D.C.

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A year ago Donald Trump was sworn into office as the 45th President of the United States, and women took to the streets to protest against him. Thousands of women marched a second time on Saturday in major cities across the nation. Kelsey Harkness, Beverly Halberg, Lauren Evans and I went to the March in Washington, D.C. Here’s what we saw.

1. Clashes Between Pro-Lifers And Women’s March Protesters

Pro-lifer’s from Created Equal brought massive signs with graphic photos of aborted babies, which upset a lot of the Women’s March protesters. Some ultimately decided to stand in front of these images and hold up signs of their own to obstruct them from view.

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2. Pussy Cat Signs

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3. An Animatronic Cat Perched On This Woman’s Shoulder

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4. Barstool Sports Fans

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5. A Handmaiden

Costumes from the “The Handmaid’s Tale” TV show have been a popular choice among pro-abortion advocates and Donald Trump haters this past year. Awalin Sopan, of Northern Virginia, told me she felt scared when watching the show, which is a dystopian story about women being forced to carry and bear children for elite leaders. She said that’s why she chose to dress up as one of these handmaids.

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6. Women Questioning Trump’s Literacy Skills

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7. Government Shutdown Notices Everywhere

The aforementioned women who insisted Trump couldn’t read were perched on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, where a notice was posted telling park visitors the site was closed.

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8. Federal Authorities Protecting Marchers In The Midst Of A Shutdown

9. People Standing On The Ice

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10. ‘Resisting Bitch Face’

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Watch our Facebook Live coverage below, including on-scene reporting with protesters.