Severity: Warning Alert

Security: Activists to hold a protest outside the State Capitol in Lansing, Mich., US, starting at 1200 April 15, to oppose stay at home orders.

This alert affects Lansing, Michigan

This alert began 15 Apr 2020 15:45 GMT and is scheduled to expire 15 Apr 2020 23:59 GMT.

  • Event: Protest
  • Location(s): Lansing, Mich. (map)
  • Start Time/Date: 1200 April 15
  • Impact: Transport and business disruptions, heightened security, confrontations

Summary
Members and supporters of the Michigan Conservative Coalition plan to hold a protest outside the State Capitol in Lansing, Mich., starting at 1200 April 15. Activists oppose Governor Gretchen Whitmer's recent stay-at-home order extension, as well as other restrictions on businesses due to the coronavirus disease. Demonstrators intend to block traffic by driving and parking the vehicles around the State Capitol.

Hundreds are likely to participate, leading to significant transport disruptions in the area. A large presence of security personnel is likely through late April 15. Confrontations are likely.

Advice
Avoid the area. Allow additional time to reach your destination if operating near the State Capitol in Lansing, April 15.