Despite the sizzling weather, more than 1,000 people marched in the streets of downtown Winston-Salem on Sunday afternoon to show their support for reproductive rights.

Since Roe v. Wade was overturned by the Supreme Court on June 24, abortion advocates have been protesting across the Triad.

Abortion is still legal in North Carolina, but advocates worry that an influx of patients from surrounding states where abortion may soon become illegal will overwhelm local clinics. In the Triad, there are just three abortion clinics – two in Winston-Salem and one in Greensboro.

To learn how to support abortion patients, read NC Health News’ story about the Carolina Abortion Fund here.

To watch a video footage from the event by TCB reporter James Douglas, click here and here.

All photos by Juliet Coen

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