McHenry women’s groups take a stand for abortion rights

Attendees pack the historic Woodstock Square for a rally for abortion rights on Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, in Woodstock.

A rally for abortion rights was held on the historic Woodstock Square on Saturday in Woodstock. The event was organized by Women’s March-McHenry County and McHenry County NOW as part of nationwide protests, according to a news release. The rally is to “demand an end to the dangerous, escalating attacks on reproductive rights and freedoms in this country,” organizers said. The rallies nationwide are timed ahead of the U.S. Supreme Court beginning oral arguments in an abortion case.