‘Our democracy is in peril’: Women risk arrest in voting rights protest in D.C.

By: - July 19, 2021 5:42 pm

WASHINGTON, DC – Activists use bullhorns to chant during the “Women’s Moral Monday March on Washington” rally organized by the Women’s March and Poor People Campaign in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on July 19, 2021 in Washington, DC. The activists gathered to demand that Congress take action on issues like ending the filibuster, expanding voting rights, and raising the minimum wage to $15/hour (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images).

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance. Before joining States Newsroom, Ariana covered public health and chemical policy on Capitol Hill for E&E News. As a Florida native, she's worked for the Miami Herald and her hometown paper, the Tampa Bay Times. Her work has also appeared in the Chicago Tribune and NPR. She is a graduate of the University of Florida.

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