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Here Are the Best Signs From the Miami Women's Rally

Here Are the Best Signs From the Miami Women's Rally
Photo by Brittany Shammas
One day after Donald Trump officially became president of the United States, more than 10,000 people flooded downtown Miami in support of women's rights and civil rights, echoing demonstrations at rallies in cities around the world.

They carried signs opposing the incoming administration and supporting the many causes the rally addressed, from reproductive rights to diversity to Russia's interference in the election. There were plenty of references to tiny hands — one sign even featured a pair of moving doll hands — and to "nasty" women.

Here are some of the best signs this past Saturday.

1. "Russia elected him; Americans will impeach him"
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Photo by Rachel Schallom
Some people are already trying to impeach Trump: An online campaign went live during the inauguration.

2. "Not my puppet"
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Photo by Brittany Shammas
"I searched for the tiniest ones I could find," the demonstrator said of the hands on the sign.

3. "I don't need rescuing"
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Photo by Brittany Shammas
On the reverse side: "But I need rights."

4. "Our rights aren't up for grabs" and "Tweet women with respect"
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Photo by Rachel Schallom
In related news, here's what Trump tweeted Sunday morning: "Watched protests yesterday but was under the impression that we just had an election! Why didn't these people vote? Celebs hurt cause badly." Later, he added, "Peaceful protests are a hallmark of our democracy."

5. "This is a 1960s sign"
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Photo by Rachel Schallom
Some rally attendees said they couldn't believe they were still protesting for women's rights.

6. "Nasty women made/make America great."
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Photo by Rachel Schallom
Such a nasty woman!

7. "The ACA saved my life"
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Fun fact: Miami has the nation's highest concentration of Obamacare users.

8. "Free Melania"
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Photo by Rachel Schallom
Blink twice if you need help!

9. "We shall overcomb" and "Think outside my box!"
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Photo by Rachel Schallom
Lots of signs poked fun of the phenomenon that is Trump's hair.

10. "Fuck you, Cheeto Voldemort"
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Photo by Brittany Shammas
Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling tweeted  in 2015: "Voldemort was nowhere near as bad" as Trump.

11. "Girls just wanna have fundamental rights"
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Photo by Rachel Schallom
They just wanna, they just wanna...

12. "I can't believe I'm still protesting this shit"
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Photo by Brittany Shammas
See #5.

13. "Resistance is fertile"
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Photo by Rachel Schallom
Clever.

14. "Shed walls; don't build them"
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Photo by Rachel Schallom

15. "Si se puede!!"
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Photo by Rachel Schallom
Yes, those are tiny doll hands, and for much of the rally, they were clapping.
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Brittany Shammas is a former staff writer at Miami New Times. She covered education in Naples before taking a job at the South Florida Sun Sentinel. She joined New Times in 2016.
Contact: Brittany Shammas