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Wisconsin virus order protesters vow to rally without permit

By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Organizers of a rally against Wisconsin's stay-at-home order say they're proceeding with the event on Friday even though their permit to hold it on the grounds of the state Capitol has been denied.

The planned rally is the latest in a string of events in Wisconsin and elsewhere organized by opponents of orders designed to limit the spread of the coronavirus.

Organizer Madison Elmer said she learned this week that the permit was denied because the gathering would be in violation of the current order barring gatherings of any size.

Elmer pledged Wednesday to forge ahead with the protest.

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Kevin 41 days ago
the rally for the right to spread a virus ... this smacks of a right-wing political meeting of gun nuts and Evangelicals along with spoiled brats who feel entitled to do what they want during a pandemic - either way Rally all u want ... nice and close to show that unity
Kopps 42 days ago
Yes, let the protesters go ahead and get themselves sick. But they also should no longer have access to the health care system or other essential government services. Darwin will reward for for their choices.
Rommel 42 days ago
Then,should these fools contract COVID19...good riddance,there will be less of these diaper wearing crybabies.
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