Counter-Protestors Outnumber Anti-Muslim Protestors at Several Actions Nationwide

By Kenrya Rankin Jun 12, 2017

On Saturday (June 10), people around the country gathered for the March Against Sharia, a string of protests organized by anti-Islam group ACT America. But participants were outnumbered by counter-protestors in many cities, as they sought to #CounterACTHate.

“The anti-Islam rallies were a bust,” Council on American-Islamic Relations executive director Ibrahim Hooper told The Washington Post. “We’ve seen a tremendous rise in the level of anti-Muslim bigotry in our society—and against minorities of all kinds—but we’ve also seen a tremendous rise in support.”

Below, some scenes from the day. Click the links to learn more about the counter-protests in each city.



New York City

San Jose


St. Paul