We Won’t Go Back

Several hundred people marched from Boardman Arts Park to Delaware City Hall on Sunday afternoon, June 26, 2022, to hold a “We Won’t Go Back” rally after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling ended nearly 50 years of constitutional protection for abortions.

Peg Watkins, chair of the Delaware County Democratic Party, said she and others held the demonstration to protest the Supreme Court ruling.

“We demonstrated that this is a widely held view that the ruling on Friday was horrible,” Watkins said. “For me, my immediate reaction is that women are going to die and it’s just not necessary. I don’t understand why people who don’t want the government interfering with their right to a gun want the government interfering with a very personal, difficult decision.”

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