Politics

Six DNC events worth watching

Anti-abortion protesters will hold several rallies this weekend.

The DNC has inspired hundreds of protests and programs. Below are a half-dozen of the most interesting. And for glimpse at all the different protesters you'll encounter this week -- from angry Hillaryites to street-theater weirdos -- see Jared Jacang Maher's Protester Taxonomy.

1. One good thing about “A Prayer for Change,” organized by anti-abortion protesters: they’ll be done before the convention begins, after their “Pro-Life Mass” on Sunday, August 24. But before then, they’ll make their presence known at four big events across the city on August 23. There’s an address by Focus on the Family at 7 a.m., followed by a 9 a.m. protest at the new Planned Parenthood headquarters (7155 East 38th Avenue), a prayer and red rose-laying ceremony in front of the Pepsi Center at 12:30 p.m., and finally a rally in Skyline Park at 6 p.m. Counter-protests have already been promised by other groups, so you can expect a lot of action.

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