Before the explanation, people on Twitter suggested it was to mark A Day Without Women, the women’s strike planned for Wednesday around the US.
The lights are out at the Statue of Liberty...that's ONE MORE woman America CANNOT do without. #adaywithoutwomen #LightsOut— Girls Really Rule. (@girlsreallyrule) March 8, 2017
CNN reporting that the lights have gone out at the Statue of Liberty. #ADayWithoutWomen starting early.— Philip Lewis (@Phil_Lewis_) March 8, 2017
The Women’s March didn’t take responsibility, but it also suggested the switch-off was connected to its upcoming protest.
Lady Liberty got the memo. On 3/8, we strike! #DayWithoutAWoman #StatueOfLiberty (Anyone know who this amazing artist is? Pls let us know!) pic.twitter.com/AGaHvk3gOj— Women's March (@womensmarch) March 8, 2017
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