With no opposition from committee members, the declawing ban moved forward Wednesday morning. The full Denver City Council still needs to vote on it.
"It's like chopping off the last knuckle of your finger," said Councilwoman Kendra Black, the bill's sponsor.
No counter-protesters showed up and the rally was peaceful.
March for Truth Denver will call for an independent commission with subpoena powers. It is also calling for congressional investigations to continue.