Protesters Plan A Rally, Call For Reopening Of Arizona Economy

By on April 20, 2020 0 524Views

A Patriots’ Day rally organized by opponents of the Arizona business closures is scheduled for Monday at noon at the Wesley Bolin Memorial Park in Phoenix.

The demonstration echoes several others around the nation at state Capitols and governors’ mansions.

Some Arizona protestors against the stay-at-home order took part in a rally on Sunday afternoon with a line of cars driving in circles around the capitol.

The Monday afternoon planned demonstration echoes several others that have been held around the nation outside state Capitols and governors’ mansions.

Groups in Oklahoma, Texas and Virginia have united to express their frustration of efforts to shut down daily life to slow the spread of COVID-19. Trump last week unveiled a plan for governors to follow to open their states back up. Trump acknowledged the Governors will have the final say on when their state is ready to reopen. Health experts warn that lifting restrictions too quickly could result in a surge of new cases.