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By Dan Rudy 

Wrangell women join sister marches nationwide

 

January 26, 2017

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Outfitted in pinks and bearing signs, 20 community members took part in a march around town as part of the wider Women's March to Washington held on Saturday.

Joining millions of other women and men estimated to have marched worldwide on Saturday, 20 residents of Wrangell held a Women's March of their own downtown on February 21.

The Women's March on Washington was a daylong event emphasizing that "women's rights are human rights," following the swearing-in of President Donald Trump the previous day. The group which organized the event cited the divisive rhetoric of the past election cycle as the underlying cause of the march.

"The march wasn't about who voted for whom or what religion you are," explained Vivian Prescott, who organized the Wrange...



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