People of all ages walk in women's march

Until they've spread the word to everyone, walkers said they'll continue to fight long after the march is over.

Posted: Jan 21, 2018 7:07 PM
Updated: Jan 22, 2018 9:32 AM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT)- Women, men, and children of every age stood together Sunday for the women's march at the Allen County Courthouse.

"It's important for young girls, like my daughter, to know that times are changing and we're ready for the change," said Shubitha Kever.

Marchers agree it's time for women and minorities to be represented.

"At the work place, and just everywhere. I mean, women aren't in the same types of circles as men to make decisions," Kever said.

They said it's a walk for peace, equality, and rights for everyone regardless of gender, sexual orientation, race, or religious background.

"I'm here to support women. I'm an Egalitarian. I'm a justice lover, things like that...They've been second class citizens throughout the history of human kind," said Galen Yordy.

"Men and women have differences physically, but there's where it ends basically. So, I'm here because I was raised by women, sisters, and they taught me the importance of everyone has value," said David Fisher.

It's a lesson that women of all ages are speaking out about.

"As a young woman in a Republican state, I think it's important to stick up for everyone and show love around the country and in our state and show that there's women everywhere fighting for our rights and for everyone around us," said Grace Sarrazin.

Until they've spread the word to everyone, walkers said they'll continue to fight long after the march is over.

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