Crowds took to the streets of Los Angeles Friday and Saturday, protesting in opposition to the Supreme Court docket’s resolution to overturn Roe vs. Wade and hand states authority to drastically restrict or ban abortions.
Carrying indicators that learn “my physique, my selection” and “reproductive rights are human rights,” protesters started gathering at Grand Park on 200 N Grande Ave. round 10 a.m. Saturday for a second day of demonstrations.
Highway closures are anticipated within the Civic Heart space, LAPD stated.
On Friday, 1000’s rallied throughout Southern California, together with in downtown L.A., Hollywood and West Hollywood.
Because the evening progressed and peaceable protests wound down, there have been reviews of clashes between demonstrators and police with bottles, fireworks and different objects being hurled at officers, in line with police. The exercise additionally spilled onto close by freeways, together with the 110 and the 101.
The demonstrations led to LAPD declaring a citywide tactical alert.
Erin Myers reviews for the KTLA 5 Morning Information at 10 on June 25, 2022.
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