People’s History- 1989 March for Women’s Lives in Support of Abortion Rights

News Now’s Joanna Beaton highlights the 1989 March for Women’s Lives in support of abortion rights. It was the nation`s largest abortion-rights rally to date and one of the largest ever held in Washington. Estimated by U.S. Park Police at 500,000 and by organizers at 700,000, the crowd filled the 10-block stretch of grass from the Capitol to the Washington Monument. The march has only continued its success in the years to follow.

-Meghan MacRae

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