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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed May 31, 2017, 02:42 PM

5. Remember "Women's Lives Matter"? April 2004,

I remember seeing posters, "Women's Lives Matter" back then. I can't find those pics in a google search now, but I remember it because it meant a lot when I saw it.

For some reason , *coff*cultural, internalized sexism*coff*, that phrase never gained traction for women, and apparently has been forgotten.

The many threats globally and here in the U.S. against Women's lives don't get nearly enough attention. Action and legislation protecting Women against Hate crimes, femicide, and terrorism against Women and our particular needs are still an afterthought, or revoked entirely.

Now, Black Lives Matter has work to do to equally call attention to, respect and mourn the lives of Black Women murdered (and raped) by police.

The March for Women's Lives was a demonstration held on 25 April 2004 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. protesting the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act and other restrictions on abortion. March organizers estimated that 1.15 million people participated, declaring it "the largest protest in U.S. history";[1] others estimated no more than 800,000 marchers,[2] with the Associated Press and the BBC putting the figure between 500,000 and 800,000,

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