LANSING, MI/ Oct. 8 6:50 AM EDT / Let MI People Go 

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Faith-based groups and churches gathered on the Capitol lawn  to request loosening of executive order restrictions in Michigan

Speakers were religious leaders from across the state

  • Rev. Stanley “Rusty” Chatfield of the Michigan Pastors Alliance and father of House Speaker Lee Chatfield
  • Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey, R-Clarklake. 

10 counter protesters carrying signs supporting the Black Lives Matter movement and signs to “f— Trump” at times walked through the crowd. 

100 people gathered No reports of injuries or arrests

Sources:

News: 

https://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/local/michigan/2020/10/08/faith-based-opponents-whitmers-covid-mandates-gather-capitol/5930234002/

https://www.mlive.com/public-interest/2020/10/protesters-rally-against-covid-19-restrictions-while-condemning-the-kidnapping-plot-against-michigan-governor.html