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By Ken Stern 

Local march for abortion justice last Saturday

 

October 6, 2021

MARCH WHEN THE TIMES DEMAND IT – Over 20 people found their way to La Conner’s Rally for Abortion Justice Saturday afternoon. This Women’s March event was one of some 600 around the country as women and men gathered to say no to the restrictive Texas SB 8 anti-abortion bill and yes for keeping abortion legal. – Photo by Ken Stern

La Conner was once again on the map last Saturday, this time as the site of a Rally for Abortion Justice, one of over 600 taking place nationally Oct. 2, with the major gathering in Washington, D.C.

The Women’s March website map location was submitted by Shelter Bay resident Deana Rindy and the date listed on local social media and in the Weekly News. Saturday’s La Conner march gathered over 20 people at handmade. La Conner on First Street at 1:30 p.m. Some brought signs, others made signs while DJ Heidi played music over the portable sound system she brought.

At 1:45 p.m. they marche...



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