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Another protest of Michigan's 'Stay Home, Stay Safe' order happening in Lansing

Protesters gather at the State Capitol in Lansing to demonstrate against Michigan's...
Protesters gather at the State Capitol in Lansing to demonstrate against Michigan's "Stay Home, Stay Safe" order.(WJRT)
Published: Apr. 30, 2020 at 11:05 AM EDT
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(4/30/2020) - There's another protest over the stay at home order under way in Lansing despite organizers saying Facebook took their event page down.

Live video from the protest showed hundreds of people congregated near the State Capitol steps. The Michigan Legislature is meeting inside to consider an extension of the coronavirus State of Emergency.

Hundreds of protesters later moved inside the Capitol building, chanting "let us in."

Facebook says it classifies these protests as "harmful" and will continue to take down events like them.

At the "Operation Gridlock" protest from earlier this month, many protesters ignored social distancing rules and did not wear masks.

Organizers of Thursday's event say they're not discouraging people from spreading out, but it would be quote "silly" to follow the rules of the people they're protesting.