On Sunday, Jan. 29 crowds gathered in Copley Square in Boston to protest President Trump’s recent executive order barring refugees from entering the United States. People of all ages toted hand-drawn signs, some going so far as to blow up Vice President Mike Pence’s tweet from Dec. 2015 stating that banning Muslims from entering the U.S. is unconstitutional. Signs called for freedom from discrimination as well as acceptance of refugees seeking salvation from oppressive countries. Boston officials spoke to the crowds, including Mayor Marty Walsh, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren and City Councilor and Boston Mayoral candidate Tito Jackson. Read all about it in The Suffolk Journal here by The Journal’s Editor-in-Chief Alexa Gagosz.
All photos by Suffolk Journal Photo Editor Haley Clegg.