WATERTOWN — Amid car horns honking in support and cheers from the gathered crowd, chants of “my body, my choice,” “stand up, fight back” and “vote for change,” echoed through the streets of the city Monday evening.

A few hundred protesters gathered outside of the 160 Stone St. Planned Parenthood to make their voices heard in response to the historic overturning of the 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling on abortion before marching to the Jefferson County Court Complex and back.

Rallying for rights

Hundreds of protesters rally in Watertown Monday evening in response to the Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade. Rachel Burt/Watertown Daily Times

Rallying for rights

Hundreds of protesters rally in Watertown Monday evening in response to the Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade. Rachel Burt/Watertown Daily Times

Rallying for rights

Hundreds of protesters rally in Watertown Monday evening in response to the Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade. Rachel Burt/Watertown Daily Times

Rallying for rights

Abortion rights demonstrators display their signs to passing motorists Monday on Main Street in Canton. Christopher Lenney/Watertown Daily Times

Rallying for rights

Hundreds of protesters rally in Watertown Monday evening in response to the Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade. Rachel Burt/Watertown Daily Times

Rallying for rights

Abortion rights demonstrators travel east along Main Street on Monday as they march through the village of Canton. Christopher Lenney/Watertown Daily Times

Rallying for rights

Abortion rights demonstrators pass the Post Office on Park Street Monday as they march through the village of Canton. Christopher Lenney/Watertown Daily Times

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