Protesters rally against Washington stay-at-home orders

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Hundreds of people gathered at the Washington state Capitol to protest Gov. Jay Inslee’s stay-at-home order designed to combat the spread of the coronavirus. In Olympia on Sunday, some protesters wore masks, while others waved American flags. One of the organizers of the event says rural areas should be treated differently than more urban locations with more coronavirus cases. Earlier Sunday, Inslee decried President Donald Trump’s call to “liberate” parts of the country from social-distancing decrees, saying Trump is fomenting a potentially deadly “insubordination” before the pandemic is contained. Washington state has about 11,800 confirmed virus cases and more than 630 deaths.

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