Did Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer go ‘too far’ with stay-home order? Protesters plan in-vehicle rally Wednesday in Lansing.
CLOSE Michigan’s governor acknowledges the state’s stay-at-home order to fight the coronavirus has angered some residents but she won’t allow the economy to reopen until medical experts say it’s safe (April 13) AP DomesticLANSING, Mich. – Critics of Michigan’s expanded stay-home order are planning an in-vehicle protest to tell the governor they believe she has gone too far. The Michigan Conservative Coalition and Michigan Freedom Fund asked for protesters to surround the state Capitol in their vehicles at noon Wednesday to display flags and signs, make noise and be disruptive about Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s “erratic, unilateral orders that threaten Michiganders’ economic existence,” according to a news release. They warned protesters to come ready for a potentially major traffic jam. The protest would come several days after Whitmer extended her order through April 30 and took the requirements of staying home a step further, banning crossing the street to visit with neighbors or driving to see friends, among other things.Is it the decision of the president? Who decides when and how America reopens from its coronavirus shutdown?CLOSE Got a minute? Here’s how you can help slow the spread of Coronavirus COVID-19 in under 60 seconds. USA TODAY“Michigan has the third-highest number of COVID-19 cases in the country, and