(CBS DETROIT) – Smaller crowds than previous protests gathered in Lansing Thursday.
Here’s an overhead look from the protest at the Capitol.READ MORE: 4-Year Long Project Aims To Repair I-275 Starting This Summer
The building was closed today due to the state’s legislature not meeting.
Protesters stood outside in the rain voicing their opposition to Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s stay at home order.READ MORE: Pastor Calls For Prayer Rally In Response To Recent Freeway Shootings
Michigan State Police gave protesters a heads up that there would be heavy police presence.
This comes after armed protesters stormed the Capitol more than two weeks ago.
Some protesters could be seen carrying rifles at Thursday’s demonstration.MORE NEWS: Standardized Testing To Resume: U.S. Dept. Of Education Denies Michigan's Testing Waiver Due To COVID
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