Allyson Nogaj leads the “Fascist Judges: Keep Your Hands Off Abortion Medication” nationwide protest along the streets of downtown Chicago on April 15, 2023. (Shanna Madison / Chicago Tribune)

‘This is a wake-up call,’ Chicago Loop Protestors Rally Against Abortion Rights Restrictions, Mifepristone Ruling

Demonstrators rallied through downtown Chicago’s Loop Saturday afternoon to protest the wave of restrictions to abortion access emerging across the country.

Thousands of passersby turned to watch as around 80 protesters shouting chants and beating drums marched up State Street and spoke through bullhorns at Millennium Park’s “The Bean” and by the iconic lions of The Art Institute of Chicago.