Women gathered at the state capitol for the Phoenix Women's March

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Many Women's Marches happened Saturday across the country, but here in Phoenix, the Women's March happened Sunday morning at the State Capitol. 

In a sea of pink, thousands marched starting at 11:00 a.m. 

[SLIDESHOW: Women's March in Phoenix]

"There's [sic] a lot of things that we care about and we don't feel we are being heard by this legislation. So we want to encourage all the other men and women who support us to get out and vote in November. It's very, very important. All politics is local, so vote," said Kelly Fairlie. 

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She and a group of women held up signs protesting President Trump, specifically his tweets.

"Some of his tweets are ludicrous," yelled one person in the crowd of marches. Others chanted "my rights, my vote."

Mike Weber, a husband and father of two girls, said he showed up this year to support the women in his life.

"They [women] just don't get the respect they deserve and I think a woman can do anything a man can do, if she's physically capable of doing it, let her do it," said Weber.

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The Department of Public Safety estimated that at least 20,000 people participated in the two-mile march.

Many of the handheld signs marchers carried included profanity quoting President Trump's words and some included many of his tweets.

One woman who wished to not have her name published dressed up as President Trump carrying the Statue of Liberty on his back.

"I love comedy, and in the midst of the sorrow and anger you have to laugh and I wanted to make people laugh. I'm here as a nearly 60-year-old woman who marched back in the '70s during the Vietnam War, I want to see love and compassion again. What I'm seeing now is going backwards instead of forward." 

The Phoenix protest was just one of seven marches that were held around the state. They were also in Flagstaff, Sedona, Prescott, Payson, Nogales and Ajo.

The weekend marches and rallies around the country are in support of female empowerment and denouncing President Donald Trump's views on immigration, abortion, LGBT rights and women's rights.

Many of the events took place on Saturday, the anniversary of Trump's inauguration.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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