Stories tagged: "American Patriot Rally"

Meet MI Leaders: How State Sen. Jeremy Moss Is Taking On the 2021 Meaning of Safety

Starting his tenth year in public service, the only Jewish and LGBTQ state Senator in Michigan opens up about the rise in political violence.

These Five Laws Helped Shape Michigan’s 2020

The world events that shaped Michigan's tumultuous 2020 were themselves shaped by laws, some old and some new, that clarified the chaos of the year.

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The Meteoric Rise of Big Gretch: From Fixing Roads to Saving Lives in One Year’s Time

As Michigan's governor, Gretchen Whitmer has faced far more than fixing the damn roads, putting her in the running for Person of the Year.

Protesters rally at the State Capitol in Lansing, Mich., Thursday, April 30, 2020. Hoisting American flags and handmade signs, protesters returned to the state Capitol to denounce Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's stay-home order and business restrictions due to COVID-19 while lawmakers met to consider extending her emergency declaration hours before it expires.. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
The Data Is Here On How Far COVID Can Spread After Michigan’s Protests. It’s Wild.

New data from cellphone locations shows that protests might be spreading the coronavirus across state lines.

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An ‘Operation Haircut’ Protest Is Coming To Michigan

Michigan's next protest will have a handful of defiant residents armed with scissors and hair clippers, ignoring social distancing protections to the extreme.

A protester with toy weapons watches during a rally against Michigan’s coronavirus stay-at-home order at the State Capitol in Lansing, Mich., Thursday, May 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
WATCH: Pikachus With Rifles and Dolls on Nooses—the ‘Judgement Day’ Protest Was Really Weird

Good luck getting the image of Pikachu with an assault rifle out of your head, ever.

In this April 15, 2020 photo, protesters carry guns outside the Capitol Building in Lansing, Mich. Attorney General Dana Nessel said Friday, May 8, 2020, that a commission overseeing the state Capitol can legally ban guns from the building, contradicting panel leaders' contention that only the Legislature can do so. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
‘Judgment Day’ In Lansing Is Here — And Authorities Are Prepared to Make Arrests

The Judgment Day protests are underway, but Michigan authorities are clear that they won’t tolerate more death threats or defiance of social distancing.