Behind the initiative are a group for women's issues within the democratic party, but the invitation to wear white has even gone to the Republicans.
– To carry s-white is a respectful message of solidarity with women around the country, and a declaration that we refuse to back down on our hard-earned rights, " says the group's chair, congresswoman Lois Frankel, to CNN.
clothing is used as a position among the politicians. Last year was the same group behind a similar initiative to wear white clothing at Donald Trump's speech to congress. One of the reasons was said to be to show Trump support for, inter alia, equal wages and the right to abortion.
Hillary Clinton chose white clothing when she accepted the Democratic nomination for the presidency in 2016, and earlier in the January bar Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez white when she was sworn in as a member of the house of representatives. On Twitter, she wrote, the color selection was made to ”honor the women who paved the way for me, and for all the women who will come after me”.
in the united states congress, which is more than ever before. They constitute more than 23 percent of the total members. The figure has particularly been drawn up by the democratic party, where women constitute less than 38 per cent, compared with the Republican's 6.5 per cent.
When Trump made his speech to the nation last year, many chose instead to wear black clothes. This is to show solidarity with the metoo-the movement, which also were the highest, currently in congress, with several high-profile departures as a result.