On Saturday, anti-war protesters assembled throughout the US and around the globe to protest the administration’s motion.
The rallies had been organized by the Act Now to Cease Conflict & Finish Racism (ANSWER) Coalition. On its web site, the group listed scheduled protests in dozens of US cities.
Within the nation’s capital, the coalition held its “No New War” protest in Lafayette Sq. throughout the road from the White Home.
Actress and activist Jane Fonda spoke on the gathering, and protesters marched via downtown Washington to the Trump Worldwide Resort, the place the rally continued for one more hour.
In her speech, Fonda argued that the anti-war motion and the environmental motion had the identical targets, and people intersected in Iran.
“The younger people should know that all the wars that have been fought since you have been born have been fought over oil,” Fonda mentioned.
Michael Galant, a protester with the Win With out Conflict group, advised CNN that lots of attended the rally, together with many Iranian-Individuals.
“People are ready to resist another pointless war however we can,” he mentioned.
Within the Windy Metropolis, protesters assembled exterior Trump Tower.
CNN’s Aileen Graef contributed to this story.