Hey, Jen, it depends on the cause, and it depends on the day
Some protests are a celebration of some kind, and some times it's 'cause your mad as hell. It's always nice when your friends are around, and you can all agree that you're on the right side, and the other guy is not.
You've got to go to some protests yourself when you get the chance. Also, let's hear what the other people here have to say.
Say, can you play that guitar?
"Christianity is not about what you believe, it is about how you treat other people; - with God's love"