The Women’s March on Washington on January 21st is expected to be the largest anti-Trump protest of Inauguration Weekend. Anti-abortion groups have claimed that they will ‘infiltrate’ it… by attending.
These groups have claimed that, since the march is supported by pro-choice organizations like Planned Parenthood, they will infiltrate it. However, their plan will only serve to make the protest larger. It seems that their strategy is not all that sophisticated, after all.
As the Washington Times reports, pro-life women will “infiltrate” the gathering as they see the march as being anti-woman because it will be attended by groups that support safe access to abortion.
Catherine Glenn Foster, founder of the Sound Legal Group, condemned the march’s inclusion of Planned Parenthood. She said the Women’s March on Washington cannot claim to speak for women while kowtowing to the abortion industry.
“The Women’s March on Washington claims to be about human rights, nonviolence, and confronting injustice,” Ms. Foster said in a statement. “But by accepting Planned Parenthood, NARAL, and other abortion activism organizations as co-sponsors, the Women’s March on Washington has betrayed its mission and failed to confront the injustice in front of its face.”
However, the protest of these anti-abortion groups is not the first bout of criticism that the Women’s March has received. Many have been critical of the march’s appropriation of the “March on Washington” — a political rally on August 28th, 1963 that was organized by civil rights groups, where more than 200,000 Americans gathered in Washington D.C. in order to shed light on the political and social challenges African-Americans faced across the country.
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