Hundreds of protesters gathered outside the Minnesota Governor’s Residence. Liberate Minnesota and other groups opposed to Gov. Tim Walz’s stay home orders protested outside the governor’s residence in St. Paul.
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This past week saw a number of protests spring up around the country demanding the reopening of the U.S. economy as cases of coronavirus now surpass 700,000.
As cases continue to rise, several states have extended stay-at-home measures and social distancing orders into May. This comes after another 5.2 million people filed for unemployment last week, bringing the total jobless claims to more than 22 million.
Protesters in Florida, North Carolina, Virginia, Michigan, Minnesota, Maryland, New Hampshire, Idaho, Texas and California gathered in cities and outside their state legislatures to demand the reopening of the economy.
President Donald Trump seemingly tweeted his support for the protesters to “LIBERATE” Michigan, Minnesota and…