Armed protesters provide ‘security’ on the steps of the Michigan State Capitol in Lansing, demanding the reopening of businesses. Photo: AFP

Armed militia at US virus protests a constitutional right, supporters say. Critics say they intimidate

  • Gun-carrying protesters outside state capitols are a regular occurrence in many states, especially in Republican-leaning ones
  • Trump calls armed protesters at the Michigan state capitol ‘very good people’
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Armed protesters provide ‘security’ on the steps of the Michigan State Capitol in Lansing, demanding the reopening of businesses. Photo: AFP
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