Thousands of people gathered at Denver's Civic Center Park carried signs, heard speeches, sang and chanted during a rally in support of the Muslim community.
One of the speakers was 17-year-old Zahra Abdulameer who came to the United States as a refugee from Iraq and is now a U.S. citizen. She says she has been welcomed and treated with respect and been able to receive an education.
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Still, Abdulameer says she fears things could change with President Donald Trump's refugee and immigration ban. A federal judge blocked the ban on Friday.
Abdulameer says it's utterly cruel that the president wants to deprive people of the same dreams she and her family had. She said safety is not guaranteed by banning Muslims or building a wall, but by upholding the values of humanity and respect for others.
The Denver rally was among many from around the country. About 1,000 protesters are holding a rally outside Trump Plaza, a luxury waterfront condo building in West Palm Beach, Florida.
Protesters shouted "We want a leader, not an angry tweeter," Saturday evening and set up a flag-draped coffin that they said represented the death of democracy.
They're expected to march two miles to President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort, where he's staying this weekend.
In New York City, thousands of LGBT Americans gathered outside the New York City bar where the gay rights movement was born, demanding that the president suspend his immigration ban.
Washington demonstrators walked from the White House chanting "No hate, no fear, refugees are welcome here."
Rosalie Kendall, of Virginia, held a sign that read "We can do this every weekend," referring to the demonstrations. She said people need to stand up and say what they will and won't tolerate.
Marchers also carried signs in Salt Lake City from the federal building to the state capitol building.
At Los Angeles International Airport, about 150 people gathered in front of the international terminal to protest the ban and other Trump policies. A handful of women in Muslim headscarves chanted: "This is what America looks like."