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Gallery + Video: Another protest against Whitmer executive orders is staged in Lansing


May 14, 2020, 9:21 AM

A third protest convenes in Lansing today as state residents complain about Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's executive orders. Directions to stay home and the closure of certain non-essential businesses have incensed some, who call the orders unfair and unconstitutional. 

At mid-morning, a small crowd had gathered in pouring rain to hear a series of speakers, most of whom went unidentified. Outside of a small skirmish (video below), the event was peaceful. 

This gallery will be updated as the event continues. Events started at 9 a.m. 

Photos by Michael Lucido


An early crowd begins to gather

A masked speaker stands under a tent. She wouldn't give her name, but self-identified as "ex-law enforcement" who was investigating Whitmer.

Not all signs were carried
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Protestors carried anti-Whitmer signs

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The Trump Unity float, towed by Rob Cortis of Livonia, is a regular sight at these events
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Protesters argue over Second Amendment rights.
 

 



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