America on Edge: MoveOn Organizes Anti-Trump Protests Around Country

Anti-Trump demonstrators gather outside Trump tower, voicing opposition to Donald Trump's election as President, Wednesday Nov. 9, 2016, in New York. Trump's triumph, declared after midnight, will end eight years of Democratic control of the White House. He'll govern with a Republican-controlled Congress and lead a country deeply divided by his rancorous campaign against Hillary Clinton. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
MoveOn.org released the following press release Wednesday afternoon: Americans to Come Together in Hundreds Peaceful Gatherings of Solidarity, Resistance, and Resolve Following Election Results Hundreds of Americans, dozens of organizations to gather peacefully outside the White House and in cities and towns nationwide to take a continued stand against misogyny, racism, Islamophobia, and xenophobia. Tonight, thousands of Americans will come together at hundreds of peaceful gatherings in cities and towns across the nation, including outside the White House, following the results of Tuesday’s presidential election. The gatherings – organized by MoveOn.org and allies – will affirm a continued rejection of Donald Trump’s bigotry, xenophobia, Islamophobia, and misogyny and demonstrate our resolve to fight together for the America we still believe is possible. Within two hours of the call-to-action, MoveOn members had created more than 200 gatherings nationwide, with the number continuing to grow on Wednesday afternoon. WHAT: Hundreds of peaceful gatherings of solidarity, resistance, and resolve nationwide WHEN / WHERE: Find local gatherings here. Major gatherings include in New York City’s Columbus Circle and outside the White House in Washington, DC. RSVP: Please email press@moveon.org to confirm attendance. “This is a disaster. We fought our hearts out to avert this