Ecuador president faces ouster vote on 13th day of fuel price protests

Protests in Ecuador have been costly, with losses of some $50 million per day to the economy Ecuador’s president will face a no confidence vote Saturday, nearly two weeks into sometimes violent countrywide protests led by Indigenous groups against rising fuel prices and living costs. Opposition lawmakers called the parliamentary session over what they say … Read more

Protests Continue in Washington Following Supreme Court Abortion Ruling

Demonstrators gathered for a second day of protests in front of the US Supreme Court in Washington on Saturday, June 25, after the landmark 1973 Roe v Wade decision was overturned the previous day. Video from photographer Ben Von Klemperer shows people carrying signs and chanting outside the court. Nationwide protests were scheduled to take … Read more

Fury over abortion rights outside Supreme Court

Song and fury in front of the Supreme Court Friday as demonstrators gathered after the court overturned the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling that recognized women’s constitutional right to abortion, a decision condemned by President Joe Biden that will dramatically change life for millions of women in America and exacerbate growing tensions in a … Read more

Bay Area rallies held Friday protest US Supreme Court decision on abortion

SAN FRANCISCO — Planned rallies and demonstrations were held across the Bay Area Friday to protest the Supreme Court’s decision overturning Roe v. Wade thereby ending constitutional protection for abortion. In San Francisco, a vocal rally was held at the Civic Center where hundreds of people gathered to protest the Supreme Court’s ruling. “All the … Read more

Protests spread, state abortion bans begin after US justices strike down Roe v. Wade

The Supreme Court on Friday stripped away women’s constitutional protections for abortion, a fundamental and deeply personal change for Americans’ lives after nearly a half-century under Roe v. Wade. The court’s overturning of the landmark court ruling is likely to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states. The ruling, unthinkable just a few … Read more

Protestors Gather In St. Pete After Roe V. Wade Overturned – CBS Tampa

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (CW44 News At 10) – After the Supreme Court overturned Roe V. Wade on Friday, local groups are responding. “I’m honestly in shock…but in good shock,” said Scott Mahurin with Florida Preborn Rescue. READMORE: St. Pete Police Increase Security For Annual Pride Parade “I cried when I heard the decision this morning. … Read more

For France’s Yellow Vest protesters, the fight goes on

Issued on: 06/24/2022 – 17:12 On November 17, 2018, French men and women gathered for the first time on the capital’s iconic Champs-Élysées and on hundreds of roundabouts throughout France to protest against the high cost of living. They were easily recognizable by their yellow high-visibility vests. The months-long demonstrations against the government of President … Read more

Protesters React as Supreme Court Overturns Abortion Rights Law

Protesters gathered outside the US Supreme Court on Friday, June 24, following a Supreme Court decision to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v Wade decision that legalized abortion nationwide. This footage filmed by Rise Up 4 Abortion Rights shows pro-abortion rights demonstrators near the Supreme Court following the decision on Friday morning. Nationwide protests were … Read more

Ecuador protesters met with tear gas after marching on congress

Issued on: 06/24/2022 – 01:27 Police in Ecuador’s capital fired tear gas Thursday to disperse Indigenous protesters who tried to storm congress on the 11th day of crippling demonstrations over fuel prices and living costs. Protesters had earlier won a concession from the Ecuadorian government when President Guillermo Lasso, isolating because of a Covid-19 infection, … Read more