March for Women's Lives Draws Huge Crowd
Organizers Claim Over One Million at April 25, 2004 March on Washington: "Largest Ever for Women's Rights Rally in The Nation's Capitol"
Seven principal groups organized one of the biggest marches in Washington in recent years "to demonstrate overwhelming majority support for a woman's right to choose safe, legal abortion and birth control."
Thousands of signs ready for marchers. Kate Michelman, former president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, and Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton.
In the front row listening to speakers are (l to r) Laura David of Bellingham, WA, Stephanie Mitchell of Tampa, FL and Georgia State Rep. "Able" Mable Thomas of Atlanta.
Pink Bloque "is a Chicago-based radical feminist dance troupe dedicated to challenging the white supremicist capitalist patriarchal empire..."
Kerry staffers and volunteers were out in force, gathering e-mail addresses, distributing stickers and doing visibility.  Daughter Vanessa Kerry and Sen. Kerry's two sisters led the contingent.
Angela Kouters works to rally Kerry supporters. A Kerry volunteer gathers names of marchers.
Vanessa Kerry leads the Kerry contingent toward the Mall. Vanessa Kerry and Sen. Kerry's two sisters take part in the march.
Pro-life activists line the march route.

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