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Photos from Boston’s ‘Stand Up for Science’ rally

Matthew Muresan, an electrical engineer from Somerville, wore a gag and held up a sign during the rally.

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Matthew Muresan, an electrical engineer from Somerville, wore a gag and held up a sign during the rally.

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Hundreds of people attended a rally in Boston’s Copley Square Sunday for the Rally to Stand up for Science, a call to fight against President Trump’s efforts to discredit science and climate research, and to dismantle scientific institutions in the government.

The following are photos from the event:

Scientists, science advocates, and community members rallied in Copley Square in Boston today.

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

Scientists, science advocates, and community members rallied in Copley Square in Boston today.

Scientists, science advocates, and community members rallied in Copley Square in Boston today.

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

Scientists, science advocates, and community members rallied in Copley Square in Boston today.

The dog is named Louis Vuitton and he is dog, not a cat.

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

The dog is named Louis Vuitton and he is dog, not a cat.

Chloe Anderson, a graduate student at Boston University, stood with fellow members of the science community.

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

Chloe Anderson, a graduate student at Boston University, stood with fellow members of the science community.

One attendee held up a sign stating, “Climate change is real.”

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

One attendee held up a sign stating, “Climate change is real.”

Grace Rodley, 13, of Scituate (center), held up a sign at the rally.

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

Grace Rodley, 13, of Scituate (center), held up a sign at the rally.

Rose Freedman-Riles, 8, of Cambridge (bottom) listened to a speaker.

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

Rose Freedman-Riles, 8, of Cambridge (bottom) listened to a speaker.

Heather Ferris, a researcher from Newton, held her daughter during the event.

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

Heather Ferris, a researcher from Newton, held her daughter during the event.

Chris Racine of Worcester (top) stood with his daughter during the rally.

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

Chris Racine of Worcester (top) stood with his daughter during the rally.

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