President Trump’s nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court will be the focus of two conflicting women’s rallies Saturday afternoon in the District.
The Women’s March, which is the second this year, will center on voter encouragement and “fierce opposition to Trump and his agenda, including his attempt to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat,” according to the website. The death last month of the Supreme Court justice, a favorite of liberals, opened the seat for which Judge Barrett has been nominated. The Senate Judiciary Committee has scheduled a vote on her nomination for Thursday, after this week’s four days of hearings.
The first-ever March for ALL Women will hold an “I’m With Her” Rally in support of Judge Barrett. The website states the event is for those “disappointed” in the Women’s March because it “asserts all women think alike or march under one political banner (which) isn’t progress.”
The Women’s March event is scheduled to begin