Protestors rally against Gov. Whitmer and her executive orders at state capitol

Posted at 6:39 PM, Apr 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-16 11:24:49-04

(WXYZ) — Several groups drove to Lansing for a rally at the state capitol Wednesday at noon.

PHOTOS: Protestors rally in Lansing against Gov. Whitmer's executive orders

Some of the people going are part of a group called Autoworkers for Trump who have held rallies at 17 Mile and Van Dyke in Sterling Heights.

That will be one of the starting points at 9 a.m. on Wednesday. From there that group will drive to Livonia and meet more people at 34018 Beacon Street.

The Michigan Conservative Coalition has issued guidelines for people planning to protest that include stay in your car, if you get stuck in a traffic jam, don’t turn around. That is the intent of the protest to gridlock Lansing.

The guidelines also include honk your horns, display signs, post your stories on social media and don’t block any first responders.

Protesters say Gov. Whitmer has gone too far with her executive orders now allowing certain things to be sold when they are in easy reach in stores that are open. Liquor and lottery tickets can be sold while garden supplies can’t.

We will be covering this rally in Lansing on Wednesday.

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