Coronavirus pandemic stay-at-home orders draw protests

Protesters stand outside the Statehouse Atrium where reporters listen during the State of Ohio's Coronavirus response update on April 13, 2020 at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio. About 100 protesters assembled outside the building during Gov. Mike DeWine's weekday update on the state's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, upset that the state remains under a Stay-At-Home order and that non-essential businesses remain closed.

Rallygoers, including open-carry advocates protest against Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's stay-at-home order in downtown near the State Capitol on April 15, 2020 in Lansing, Mich.

A protester chants outside the Ohio Statehouse during the State's update on the coronavirus on April 9, 2020 at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio.

Protestors yell 'Open Up Kentucky' and 'You're not a king. We won't kiss your ring' on April 15, 2020 in Frankfort, Ky. where Gov. Andy Beshear was giving his daily Coronavirus updates. More than one hundred people protested.

Bryan Hall carries his sign as he walks along drivers during the Let's Get Oklahoma Open For Business rally at the Oklahoma State Capitol in Oklahoma City, Okla. on April 15, 2020. Participants gathered to protest the hardship Oklahoma citizens are being placed in due to businesses being forced to close during the COVID-19 pandemic

Protesters from a grassroots organization called REOPEN NC protests the North Carolina coronavirus lockdown at a parking lot adjacent to the North Carolina State Legislature in Raleigh, N.C., on April 14, 2020. The group was demanding the state economy be opened up no later than April 29.

Protesters stand outside the Ohio Statehouse during the State of Ohio's Coronavirus response update on April 13, 2020 in Columbus, Ohio.

Protestors yell 'Open Up Kentucky' and 'You're not a king. We won't kiss your ring' outside the the state capitol on April 15, 2020 in Frankfort, Ky. where Gov. Andy Beshear was giving his daily Coronavirus updates.

People protest against excessive quarantine amid the coronavirus pandemic at the Michigan State Capitol in Lansing, Mich. on April 15, 2020.

Protesters from a grassroots organization called REOPEN NC protests the North Carolina coronavirus lockdown at a parking lot adjacent to the North Carolina State Legislature in Raleigh, N.C., on April 14, 2020.

A protester displays a sign out of a car window during the Let's Get Oklahoma Open For Business rally at the Oklahoma State Capitol in Oklahoma City, Okla. on April 15, 2020. Participants drove their cars around the Capitol to protest the hardship Oklahoma citizens are being placed in due to businesses being forced to close during the COVID-19 pandemic.

People in their vehicles protest against excessive quarantine orders from Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer around the Michigan State Capitol in Lansing, Mich. on April 15, 2020.

Source: https://www.usatoday.com/picture-gallery/news/nation/2020/04/16/coronavirus-pandemic-stay-home-orders-draw-protests-covid-19/5143622002/

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