Demonstrators lined San Mateo Boulevard for several blocks around a Planned Parenthood clinic in Albuquerque on Saturday morning to speak out against abortions and federal funding for the health care provider, whose services include abortions.
It was one of was one of many rallies at Planned Parenthood clinics throughout the country on Saturday. Protesters held signs with depictions of aborted fetuses, messages about Planned Parenthood selling fetus parts and signs that blasted New Mexico political leaders for allowing abortions to take place in the state. Some people chanted prayers and read Bible passages at passing traffic.
About 500 people, which also included a handful of pro-choice demonstrators, were on site Saturday morning, according to people there.