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Photos: Thousands Rally in San Francisco for Women’s March 2021

Photos: Thousands Rally in San Francisco for Women’s March 2021

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Thousands marched from Civic Center to Embarcadero Plaza Saturday for the 2021 Women’s March in San Francisco, led by supporter and activist Latashia Govan and Women’s March San Francisco co-founder Sophia Andary.

Many attendees Here/Say spoke with said that Texas’ new—and highly restrictive—abortion law motivated them to show up and protest.

Sandy Weil and Dave McClary marched carrying a coat hanger emblazoned with the words “NEVER AGAIN.”

Amber Buchanan, dressed in a red cloak, told Here/Say she’s terrified for her sister in Texas and her daughter in Louisiana.

“When people start putting bounties on the heads of women, it’s a lot like ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’” she said.

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After the march, smaller contingents continued demonstrations near Embarcadero Plaza as volunteers ushered attendees off Market Street so above-ground transit service could resume. 

Here/Say estimates at least 2,500 people attended the march based on crowd density and crowd size data from aerial photography.


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