Thousands join weekend DC rally demanding “Stop Watching Us!”

A report back on Saturday’s great rally here in the DC area.

Montgomery County Civil Rights Coalition

On a beautiful fall afternoon, demonstrators from around the country marched to within shouting distance of the Capitol to demand that the U.S. government “Stop Watching Us.”

Many MCCRC activists, supporters, and friends were there, too, of course, and several provided some great answers to the question what should come next after the rally.  As the march began, we were also fortunate to talk briefly with Naomi Wolf and get her response as well.

Below is a playlist leading with a video of those responses; the background also gives a sense of the high energy and good spirits of a well-organized, well-attended march and rally.

[click the “PLAYLIST” button to choose other videos in this playlist; for sharper video, click the ‘gear’ icon after starting the video, and select the “HD” option]

Rallygoers marched from Columbus Circle in front of Union Station, to the Capitol Reflecting Pool, following a short…

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