Huntington Beach protesters rally over Gov. Newsom's stay-at-home order
Protesters rallied in Huntington Beach in opposition to Governor Gavin Newsom's Stay-at-Home order and calling for an end to business restrictions that were established to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
According to the L.A Times, 100+ protesters gathered at the intersection of Main Street and Walnut Ave in Huntington Beach.
Authorities say the protest remained peaceful and did not result in any arrests, per ABC7
Most protesters didn't wear masks or face coverings in defiance of social distancing guidelines.
The protest against Michigan's stay-at-home order was founded Greg McNeilly, political adviser to the family of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, per Washington Post
What they're saying:
Chants of "No forced vaccinations" and "China lied people died, could be heard from the protesters.
One protester said, "We had enough of their garbage bullshit. Nobody wants to stay home anymore, we need to get back to work"
President Trump said, “These are people expressing their views,” he told White House reporters. “I see where they are and I see the way they’re working. They seem to be very responsible people to me, but they’ve been treated a little bit rough.”
One protester yelled from his vehicle "America first."