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Taos remembers Women's March

A local take on a national moment

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On the anniversary of the 2017 Women’s March on Washington, community members in Taos gathered Saturday (Jan. 20) for a march of their own that led their crowd from Taos Plaza to Kit Carson Park.

Nearly 200 people gathered for the march, some wearing pink hats, sporting signs touting respect for women and other slogans against the current Presidential administration. Organizers said they wanted to keep the march apolitical, and said the main focus of the rally was to encourage those present to register and vote in local, state and federal elections.

Demonstrators of all ages turned out for the march which was concluded by a ceremony consisting of speakers and music at Kit Carson Park.

For more on the march, pick up a copy of the Thursday, Jan. 25 edition of The Taos News.

 

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Rebecca Hall

I counted at least 550 people as I stood in the Park counting waves of humans and signs taking turns crossing at the interesection. There were NOT 'nearly 200' at the Women's March, there were at least 550.

Rebecca Hall

Saturday, January 20 | Report this
Valorie Archuleta

For being a women's March. How could you not allow the only woman on our city council not speak at your rally. You allowed everyone else including men. What hypocrites .

Sunday, January 21 | Report this