Pro-choice marchers take over Market Street in SF, demand abortion protections
Traffic came to a standstill Saturday morning along Market Street in San Francisco, where thousands of people took to the thoroughfare to demonstrate and shout for abortion rights, determined to show they would not accept the recently leaked draft decision of the United States Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade without a fight.
The protest was the largest women’s rights-focused march in San Francisco this year, drawing around 10,000 people, said Sophia Andary, co-chair and executive director of the Women’s March of San Francisco, which co-sponsored the event. event. Participants came from across the Bay Area and were united in their desire to shape the national conversation on reproductive health care and related issues.