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Utahns gather at Capitol on Mother’s Day in support of abortion rights

Saige Miller

May 9, 2022

Three sisters approached the Utah Capitol on Sunday cloaked in red hooded robes and little white bonnets meant to help shield their faces. Each sister held a sign that read ‘Of Alito’ ‘Of Thomas’ ‘Of Gorsuch,’ as chants from other pro-choice demonstrators echoed around them.

They were three of the roughly 100 people marching at the Capitol on Mother’s Day in support of women’s bodily autonomy. Many marched around the perimeter of the Capitol, holding signs and shouting chants like ‘Hey, hey, ho, ho the patriarchy has got to go.’


Demonstrators march at Utah State Capitol in support of abortion rights

Chris Arnold

May 8, 2022

The leak of a draft earlier this week suggesting Roe v. Wade could be overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court brought dozens of demonstrators to the Utah State Capitol on Sunday.

A Mother's Day march was organized by the Utah Alliance Coalition. The coalition's co-founder, Eleanor Sundwall, said this is the first time they've put on an event like this.


Mother's Day March in protest of Supreme Court draft decision to overturn Roe v. Wade

Arielle Harrison

May 8, 2022

On this day when we celebrate mothers and women, both sides of the abortion argument are taking the opportunity to speak out.

At least 100 people gathered at the south steps of the State Capitol in protest of the Supreme Court’s draft decision to overturn Roe v. Wade and give the power back to the states.


Photo gallery: Demonstrators march for women’s rights on Mother’s Day

The Salt Lake Tribune

May 8, 2022

About 100 people gathered at the Utah Capitol on Sunday for the Mother’s Day March, billed as a community event supporting women’s rights.

A group called the Utah Alliance Coalition organized the event, with flyers describing it as “a pleasant walk with friends in a beautiful location, not a protest or rally.”


Better Boundaries Plaintiffs Eleanor Sundwall and Attorney David Reymann

Leslie Thatcher

Mar 29, 2022

One of the Better Boundaries plaintiffs, Eleanor Sundwall, and attorney David Reymann, have details on the redistricting lawsuit