Conservative rally, and counter-protest, expected on Independence Mall Saturday morning

November 17, 2018
Demonstrators gathered at Philadelphia City Hall Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 to denounce a rally scheduled for Independence Hall Saturday that they believe could include white supremacists or other hate groups.

By Staff

A gathering of self-described conservatives and a group of counter-protesters are expected to meet on Independence Mall Saturday morning amid claims on social media that the event could also draw white supremacists or members of other hate groups.

The so-called “We the People” rally, which organizers have said is an event to celebrate the Constitution, is scheduled to kick off around 11 a.m. at Sixth and Market Streets. Opponents have pledged to begin assembling around 10:30.

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