Protests aimed at Trump presidency continue

- For the fourth consecutive day, the election of Donald Trump has inspired demonstrations on U.S. streets.

In New York, protesters marched from Union Square to Trump Tower, home of the President-elect.

In Chicago, hundreds gathered in Millennium Park and wandered through downtown streets for hours.

Like most throughout the U.S. since the election, the demonstrations on Saturday were largely peaceful.

In Houston, objection to the impending Trump presidency drew hundreds of people to an afternoon gathering at Discovery Green for what many called "a collective conversation."

"We are here to let Houston and the country know that Donald Trump does not represent Texas values," said Stephen Abrams-Harrison, co-founder of Greater Houston Democrats. "He does not represent Houston and he does not represent our community." 

Organizers said the mission was also to express solidarity with those who feel Trump's campaign rhetoric on issues like reproductive choice, immigration and LGBT rights will soon become the nation's policy.

"If you are angry and raging and you want to be destructive, I understand it, I get that, but I don't think it is going to help our cause, so today was more about love than anything else," said Jennifer Letendre, organizer of the gathering.

The voices of dissent continued after dark with a few dozen protesters marching from Market Square to the Harris County Jail.

Within a community of six million plus, they are a tiny sliver, but one that organizers fully expect to grow as the Trump presidency proceeds.

"Our voice cannot be suppressed and we cannot allow our message of freedom, our message of love and our message of community to be oppressed by the government," said a man who identified himself as Bryan X.

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