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Why people are wearing safety pins

Posted at 6:44 AM, Nov 11, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-11 09:46:22-05

If you have noticed people wearing safety pins the last few days, here is the reason why.

Many people say they are scared after the results of the presidential election was announced.

There have been protests in several major cities and several incidents of people claiming that they have been harassed because of their race, religion or sexual orientation.

What is happening now in the United States is similar to what happened in Britain in the wake of the Brexit earlier this year.

During that time, an American woman named Allison came up with the idea of wearing a safety pin to show solidarity and support.