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Armed Michigan Residents Storm State Capitol in Protest of Governor’s Strict Stay-At-Home Orders

The “American Patriot Rally” protesters forced their way into the chamber as the legislatures were debating the orders.

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The demonstrators are protesting Democrat Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s strict stay-at-home orders.

Hundreds of Michigan residents, some of whom were armed, stormed the State Capitol building on Thursday in protest of Democrat Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s strict stay-at-home orders.

The “American Patriot Rally” protesters forced their way into the chamber as the legislatures were debating the orders.

The demonstrators were calling for the state to be reopened and chanting “let us in!”

State Senator Dayna Polehanki tweeted a photo of some of the protesters, writing, “directly above me, men with rifles yelling at us. Some of my colleagues who own bullet proof vests are wearing them. I have never appreciated our Sergeants-at-Arms more than today.”

In Michigan, marijuana dispensaries have remained open while most other businesses have been forced to temporarily shutter.

The harsh orders lead to thousands of protesters converging for a rally against her called “Operation Gridlock.”

“People are basically being told what they can and can’t buy at stores,” a Conservative Coalition member who attended the protest told News 8. “Nothing makes sense. You can buy a bottle of liquor, but you can’t buy a gallon of paint.”

In response to the demonstration, Whitmer said that she may retaliate for the protest against her orders by expanding them.

In an interview with MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow last month, Whitmer said that the protest was “irresponsible” and that “we might have to actually think about extending stay-at-home orders, which is supposedly what they were protesting.”

“When you see a, you know, a political rally — that’s what it was yesterday — a political rally like that, where people aren’t wearing masks, and they’re in close quarters, and they’re touching one another, you know that that’s precisely what makes this kind of a disease drag out and expose more people,” Whitmer said.

The shut down in Michigan is currently scheduled to end on May 15.

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Twitter’s Comms Director — Kamala Harris’ Former Press Secretary — Says Platform Has Ordered Trump Campaign to Delete Tweet

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The communications director for Twitter, who happens to be Kamala Harris’ former press secretary, tweeted on Wednesday that the platform has required President Donald Trump’s campaign delete a tweet containing an interview with the president from their official account.

Communications Director Nick Pacilio wrote that “the original Tweet from @TeamTrump is in violation of the Twitter Rules on COVID-19 misinformation, and we’ve required removal.”

The removal order comes after President Donald Trump quote tweeted their post, which was a video that they say contained “coronavirus misinformation.” During the interview, President Trump stated that kids are “almost immune” to Covid-19.

“The Tweet you referenced is in violation of the Twitter Rules on COVID-19 misinformation. The account owner will be required to remove the tweet before they can tweet again,” Twitter said in a statement to USA TODAY.

Facebook has also removed the video, citing a similar reason.

“This video includes false claims that a group of people is immune from COVID-19 which is a violation of our policies around harmful COVID misinformation,” Facebook said in a statement.

The interview in question was with Fox & Friends and aired Wednesday morning.

When asked during the White House briefing later that day about his assertion, Trump said: “If you look at children, they are able to throw it off very easily and it’s an amazing thing, because some flus they don’t, they get very sick. … They seem to be able to handle it very well, and that’s according to every statistic.”

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VIDEOS: Black Lives Matter Mob Attacks White Woman’s Car in DC, Are Now Attempting to Dox Her

The ridiculous and petulant mob was crying to the police to arrest her after climbing on the hood of her car while others surrounded and banged on it.

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A mob of entitled Black Lives Matter brats attacked the car of a white woman trying to drive through DC’s Georgetown neighborhood on Saturday and are now trying to dox her.

The ridiculous and petulant mob was crying to the police to arrest her after climbing on the hood of her car while others surrounded and banged on it.

One of the members of the mob, Julia Clark, tweeted multiple videos of her group terrorizing the woman along with a rant about how they were some how in the right in this situation.

“Tonight @concernedofdc led a siren/noise pollution protest where we blocked off streets in Georgetown. The police presence was heavy. As we blocked off streets we demanded that people turn around. This was a minor inconvenience for this affluent white neighborhood,” Clark wrote. “As we blocked streets, certain drivers got annoyed and attempted to maneuver their way around us. This particular white woman tried to cut through a gas station. Me and a couple other protestors stood in front of her car and demanded she turn around. Instead she steps on the gas.”

Clark continued on to write that “finally cops come but instead of arresting this woman, or asking for her ID, registration, etc., they turn towards us and begin pushing us. We are BEGGING them to arrest this woman who just tried to run over protestors repeatedly.”

The absurd activist complained that police let the woman go home instead of arresting her, like they wanted.

“I am exhausted. My hands are shaking. I am angry. As the nation returns to complacency, we are still out here. We are still being killed. We are still being brutalized. For every second our nation forget about us we get angrier. WE DESERVE MORE. WE NEED MORE.”

Clark went on to call for the woman to be doxed, tweeting that “police didn’t do shit. They have never done shit. Will never do shit. And will never BE shit. Fuck the police. This is a hate crime. Find this woman.”

Despite calling for targeted harassment and doxing, Clark has not been suspended from Twitter.

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VIDEO: All Lives Matter and Black Lives Matter Protesters Engage in Armed Standoff in Oregon

Dueling “All Lives Matter” and “Black Lives Matter” protests in Eugene ended with eight arrests and massive property damage.

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A confrontation in Oregon culminated in guns being pulled by Black Lives Matter and All Lives Matter protesters.

On Sunday, there were dueling “All Lives Matter” and “Black Lives Matter” protests in Eugene, which ended with eight arrests and massive property damage.

The Black Lives Matter activists were out in solidarity with Portland rioters, who have been tearing apart their city for nearly 60 days straight. They were met by a patriotic counter protest.

The Register Guard reports that “things boiled over when a counter-protester tried to cross through the protester’s line, protesters pushed back and a physical fight ensued between the two groups.”

“Even before this, one counter protester had pulled out what appeared to be a Taser and used it on people in the crowd a little before 9 p.m.,” the report continued. “At one point a shot was fired into the air, and a University of Oregon Daily Emerald journalist also captured a short video showing a man in a truck and a protester clad in black pointing guns at each other.”

The shocking altercation was captured on video by Daily Emerald reporter C. Francis O’Leary.

The stand off ended without violence, but Black Lives Matter activists went on to destroy a large area nearby, vandalizing multiple businesses.

 

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