U.S.: Planned Parenthood anti-abortion protests met by counter-demonstrations

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Planned Parenthood anti-abortion protests met by counter-demonstrations
Associated Press

Saturday 11 February 2017

Anti-abortion activists emboldened by the Trump administration staged rallies around the country on Saturday, calling for the federal government to cut off payments to Planned Parenthood. In some cities, however, counter-protests dwarfed the demonstrations.

Thousands of Planned Parenthood supporters, many wearing the pointy-eared pink “pussy” hats popularized by last month’s women’s marches, turned out for a rally in St Paul, Minnesota, separated by barricades from an anti-abortion crowd of a couple of hundred people.

Continued at source: The Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/feb/11/planned-parenthood-protests-abortion-supporters