Editor’s note: This post has been edited with an updated number of attendees.
The Columbia High School Power Club, an intersectional gender equity group, hosted a walkout on Wednesday morning to protest the dismantling of Roe v. Wade.
According to the club’s president Laila Gold, an estimated 800 students attended the walk out. Nine students spoke.
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The students started with a sit in, followed by speakers. Before the event, Gold said, “…we’re aiming for it to be a total act of civil disobedience…”
Photos below, courtesy of Gold.