Protestors gathered Friday night outside Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellMitch McConnellTrump’s isolation grows Ellison: Trump has 'level of sympathy' for neo-Nazis, white supremacists Trump touts endorsement of second-place finisher in Alabama primary MORE's (R-Ky.) home in Louisville to read Coretta Scott King's 1986 letter against new Attorney General Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) SessionsFBI opens tip line requesting information on Charlottesville rally Sessions rails against Chicago during visit to Miami DOJ warrant of Trump resistance site triggers alarm MORE.

The letter rose to controversy earlier this week when Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenWarren: Education Dept lawyer may have violated conflict-of-interest laws Congress should think twice on the Israel Anti-Boycott Act Sanders plans to introduce single-payer bill in September MORE (D-Mass.) tried to read it ahead of a floor vote on Sessions's confirmation. McConnell led a GOP vote to bar her from speaking.

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“Sen. Warren was giving a lengthy speech,” McConnell explained. “She had appeared to violate the rule. She was warned. She was given an explanation. Nevertheless, she persisted.”

The phrase by McConnell has since been turned into a "feminist rallying cry."

According to reports, about 400 protesters gathered Friday night to read the letter by King. They shared their experience on social media sites, with the #LetterToMitch and #LetLizSpeak.