We’re less than two weeks into the presidency of Donald J. Trump, and the citizens are demonstrating, literally and figuratively, the power, greatness and promise of the United States of America.
It began with what’s been called the largest protest ever held on U.S. soil. The Women’s March on Washington spurred similar marches in major cities across the globe. In total, they were estimated to have drawn between 3.3 million and 4.6 million people.
One week later, protesters, independently but unified in belief, gathered at airports from coast to coast to rally against Trump’s travel ban.
The outrage which sparked these and other smaller rallies is valid, and the protests are a hopeful sign of an engaged citizenry.
But the outrage and the protest come with a cost.
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