Peaceful anti-Trump protests briefly block traffic in Philly’s Center City

Day two of anti-Trump protests were peaceful in Philadelphia, according to reports, but demonstrators briefly blocked traffic to the Schuylkill Expressway as they made their way to 30th Street Station.

Starting at a candlelight vigil in Center City, demonstrators marched up JFK Boulevard, blocking traffic to the expressway from 30th Street, 6ABC reported.

The crowd dispersed shortly after reaching the 30th Street Station.

“Donald Trump doesn’t represent me or my community. I have two daughters, and it’s really important that I set an example that I don’t abide by misogyny or bigotry, and I want to stand together with other people and share that experience,” Rachel Saks of West Philadelphia told 6ABC.

GOP Hands off Meorganized an earlier vigil outside Philadelphia City Hall.

“We’re actually just creating the space for people to come together and say, ‘This isn’t our America, this isn’t what we thought it was,’ ” Emma Boorboor, of GOP Hands Off Me, told 6ABC. “We’re gonna give ourselves the space to mourn essentially that this is what happened in America.”

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