Handmaid’s Protest Continues Against Pence & Kirstjen Nielsen in NYC
This action built on the tremendous protest organized by Refuse Fascism Philly last week, when 100 Handmaids confronted Mike Pence and powerfully demanded: Trump/Pence Must Go!
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Protesters wear ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ costumes to troll Pence
Dozens of red-cloaked protesters dressed as characters from the dystopian TV series “The Handmaid’s Tale” gathered in lower Manhattan to protest Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday.
Led by the group “RefuseFacism.org”, which recently made headlines in Philadelphia for a similar rally, the handmaids donned red cloaks and white bonnets and kept their heads bowed as they marched to the Alexander Hamilton Customs House where Pence was expected to attend a Department of Homeland Security summit on cybersecurity.
“In the show, you can see the parallels. It’s fiction but it’s not too far off from the world that Mike Pence is trying to bring,” said Emma Kaplan, 31, a protestor from Brooklyn. read article…
100 handmaids to meet Mike Pence in New York City”
Handmaids Gather To Protest Mike Pence’s New York City Visit
Women dressed as handmaids protest Trump and Pence in New York
Dressed as handmaids in red capes and white face-obscuring bonnets, about 25 women demonstrated against the Trump administration in New York on Tuesday. read article…
Protesters in ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ costumes rally outside Manhattan DHS Cybersecurity Summit
An estimated 100 women marched solemnly, with their heads down and hoods up, to the Alexander Hamilton Custom House from Bowling Green plaza around 12:30 p.m. to protest President Donald Trump’s since-rescinded family separation policy as well as a Religious Liberty Task Force announced by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions. read article…
‘Handmaids’ protest Mike Pence, Kirstjen Nielsen in Manhattan
Lillian Forman, 82, was one of the handmaids who protested. She said she felt she couldn’t stay home.
“I see how America has changed since Trump’s presidency and how it will continue to keep changing if he has his policies fulfilled,” Forman said. “We’re losing our liberties, our law protections, and our balances.I saw what he did to the kids at the border, and if he can do that to little children — some of them mere babies, literally babies — he will do anything.”