Woman Makes Her Voice Heard On Family Separation By Persistence At SLC Street Corner (KSL TV Utah)

August 04, 2018Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – It might be easy to feel like someone’s voice isn’t heard when it comes to politics, but a woman has figured out that consistency and duration are effective ways to amplify the volume.

For the past 28 days, Ashley Weitz has rolled a wagon filled with signs out to the corner of South Temple and 1300 East, and has demonstrated against the separation of families at the U.S.–Mexico border.

“You’re not talking about party politics—you’re talking about what’s right and what’s wrong,” Weitz said. “I have a 4-year-old, and I was explaining to him what was happening, and he said, ‘But momma, we have to go find their mommas and daddies.’ I don’t think we can do that, but we can tell our friends that we know that it shouldn’t be happening.”

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