We Are Women March 4.28.12 – Susan Montee (D) and Courtney Cole (D) (April 19, 2012)
Approximately three hundred individuals from across the state gathered Saturday morning near the James C. Kirkpatrick State Information Building in Jefferson City for a march to a rally at the Capitol in support of women’s rights.
The march to the Capitol.
In the two hours as people gathered in the staging area for the march near the James C. Kirkpatrick State Information Building they took the opportunity to introduce themselves to each other, visit, talk politics and policy, exchange ideas for signs, and take photographs.
Nancy Maxwell, the Democratic Party candidate in the 54th Legislative District,
in the staging area before the start of the march to the Capitol.
Teresa Hensley, the Democratic Party candidate in the 4th Congressional District,
spoke to the crowd about the impact of domestic violence and her experiences in
successfully dealing with those cases as Cass County Prosecutor.