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Nearly A Million People Protest For A Brexit Revote

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Nearly A Million People Protest For A Brexit Revote
Upwards of 700,000 people marched in protest of Britain's upcoming exit from the European Union.
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Hundreds of thousands of people in London took to the streets to protest the United Kingdom’s impending exit from the European Union. 

Organizers estimated about 700,000 protesters took part in Saturday’s “People’s Vote March.”

The protesters are demanding that a second referendum take place, saying that new information like the cost and complexity of the exit may impact people’s desire to leave.

British Prime Minister Theresa May has passed on the idea of a revote. At a recent speech she remarked, “We had the people’s vote and the people chose to leave.”

In the region’s first referendum, 52 percent of voters favored leaving the EU. May has struggled to negotiate a withdrawal deal with the trading bloc, but warned the she’s open to leaving with no deal at all.

 Britain is currently slated to exit the EU on March 29.

Additional reporting from Newsy affiliate CNN