Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here.Thousands of protesters gathered outside of the Wisconsin state Capitol Friday asking the state to lift its stay-at-home order aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus in the latest of protests that have swept the country, with especially large rallies in Minnesota, Michigan and Pennsylvania.The Wisconsin rally Friday drew fewer demonstrators than the Minnesota, Michigan and Pennsylvania rallies, but had enough protesters to cover the steps of the Capitol with people who were not social distancing or wearing masks. The protesters were advocating against a stay-at-home order issued by Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers, which he last week extended to at least May 26.”Wisconsin can’t stay closed forever. We need to force our leaders to start listening not just to ‘the experts[‘], but also to the citizens who are being devastated by government policies,” the description of a Facebook group touting the rally said.CORONAVIRUS: WHAT TO KNOW J.J. Adams (R) argues with protesters against the coronavirus shutdown in front of State Capitol in Madison, Wisconsin, on April 24, 2020. – The coronavirus pandemic soared past 50,000 in the US. (Photo by KAMIL KRZACZYNSKI / AFP) (Photo by KAMIL KRZACZYNSKI/AFP


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