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In photos: Abortion-rights activists rally outside SCC

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The square outside Seattle Central College was busy Tuesday afternoon with abortion-rights activists rallying in response to recent fears of the U.S. Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade and with it — the constitutional right to abortion.

In photos: Abortion-rights activists rally outside SCC
The rally was hosted by the Seattle chapter of Refuse Fascism.
In photos: Abortion-rights activists rally outside SCC
In photos: Abortion-rights activists rally outside SCC
In photos: Abortion-rights activists rally outside SCC
In photos: Abortion-rights activists rally outside SCC
In photos: Abortion-rights activists rally outside SCC
In photos: Abortion-rights activists rally outside SCC
In photos: Abortion-rights activists rally outside SCC
A person holds the sign that says “Catholic against abortion and capitalism.” The Roman Catholic Church has consistently condemned abortion.
In photos: Abortion-rights activists rally outside SCC
Some protestors say that access to abortion is part of their rights to privacy and living free from discrimination.
In photos: Abortion-rights activists rally outside SCC
Demonstrators hold a sign that says, “Grannies still here! fighting to protect reproductive rights our generation won.”
In photos: Abortion-rights activists rally outside SCC
A Seattle Central College security officer oversees the rally.
In photos: Abortion-rights activists rally outside SCC
In photos: Abortion-rights activists rally outside SCC
Signs feature Savita Halappanavar and Pauline Roberson Shirley. Savita Halappanavar was 31 years old when she died in 2012, but her death led to reform of Irish abortion laws. Pauline Roberson died after an illegal abortion, leading to blood loss and ultimately death.
In photos: Abortion-rights activists rally outside SCC
A person holds a sign from  RiseUp4AbortionRights that says, “Abortion on demand & without apology.”
In photos: Abortion-rights activists rally outside SCC
In photos: Abortion-rights activists rally outside SCC
In photos: Abortion-rights activists rally outside SCC

Veronika is a student from Seattle Central College, an International Student Ambassador, and a member of the Editorial Board of Seattle Collegian. She loves to cook Ukrainian dumplings, travel in the Pacific states, read E.Hemingway, listen to The Rolling Stones and Led Zeppelin. Veronika is pursuing her degree in web development. Her goal is to own her own business and financially contribute to Seattle Colleges Foundations to support low-income international students. While being a member of Seattle Collegian, Veronika is eager to share her own experience of living, visiting, working, and studying in foreign countries.

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