SALT LAKE CITY — Some 200 protesters joined a Women’s March in downtown Salt Lake City on Saturday to voice their opposition of President Donald Trump and encourage different girls to vote.

The occasion was considered one of quite a few rallies throughout the nation from New York to San Francisco this weekend forward of the election. Crowds of largely younger girls gathered to protest Trump’s insurance policies, together with his push to fill the U.S. Supreme Court seat left vacant by the demise of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

“I think we need to make a change for the better, and I think the new generation should do that,” stated 14-year-old Alta Woolley because the marchers met in entrance of the Salt Lake City-County Building.

She stated points round sexism are an important for her in this election.

Her pal Ella Quarnberg, 13, stated she hopes others in their technology will “use their voice to really help, since a lot of the younger generation is trying to help.”

The rally was one of many first of its form the women have attended. They sported witches’ hats and carried indicators alongside that theme, one studying: “Hex the sexists.”

A small group of girls organized the march in Salt Lake City.

Selina Holm, a type of organizers, stated, “We are here to send an unmistakable message against Donald Trump, his racism and his sexist agendas, and his opposition to take responsibility for the tragic disaster he has left this country.”

Holm described herself as a mom of 5 and a mail service for the U.S. Postal Service. She inspired others at the rally to “trust the post office” and vote.

“We have been silenced for too long, and as a Latino woman supporting Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, I knew that Utah women need to be heard. And that’s why I’m here,” she stated.

The group marched to the state Capitol. Many carried indicators with phrases akin to: “Make America kind again,” “I’m with her,” and “I dissent.”

Speakers at the occasion centered on points together with equal rights and pay, girls’s reproductive rights, and the legacy of Bader Ginsburg and others who’ve advocated for girls.

Protester Kelly Jones stated that during the last 4 years after Trump’s election “women have found their voices again, and we will fight and keep fighting until our nation reflects us better, until it reflects our goals and our dreams, our compassion, our empathy and our drive.”

Rep. Angela Romero, D-Salt Lake City, inspired everybody to vote, together with those that by no means have earlier than. Romero stated that as she not too long ago knocked on doorways campaigning for different girls in the group, she met a 73-year-old lady who stated that is the primary time she is going to vote due to her displeasure with the president.

“There are so many other people in our communities … that would love to vote but they can’t vote because of their status. And so if you’re not going to vote for yourself, think about the people that you love, think about the people that you care about that you live with here that are your neighbors that can’t vote. Vote for them,” she urged.