Protestors and speakers demanded that the COVID-19 vaccine mandates be ended nationwide. Many major U.S. cities, including D.C. New York City, Los Angeles, and Chicago, as well as Minneapolis and Boston, have adopted citywide rules that require residents to present proof of vaccinations at certain establishments such as restaurants and gyms.
Participants in the “Defeat The Mandates” march gather in front of the Washington Monument.
At noon, the peaceful protest moved to the Washington Monument. It then headed to the Lincoln Memorial. There it remained as a series of speakers shared their experiences from the past year and argued for ending vaccine mandates.
The protest was attended by between 30,000 and 35,000 people. They demanded an end to vaccine passports and mandates and called for reasonable debate and informed consent.
“You’re going hear a lot of people on the left talk about this is a big anti-vax rally — people coming into denial science,” Will Witt, a march organizer, said to Fox News Digital last week. Witt is an author and political commentator at PragerU.
“But this march, and this march, is about the mandate, and Draconian measures we’re seeing right now all across this country, especially in places such as D.C. New York City, Los Angeles or San Francisco.”
The event was sponsored by several groups, including the Front Line COVID-19 Critical Care Alliance, World Council for Health, Vaccine Safety Research Foundation, Children’s Health Defense, and Children’s Health Defense, which was headed by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Dr. Robert Malone was the inventor of mRNA technology for COVID vaccines. Dr. Peter McCullough, Dr. Christina Parks, and Dr. Paul Alexander were also present. Stephanie De Garay is the mother of Maddie De Garay.
The rally was over by 3:30 p.m.