Pro-Trump protesters push back on stay-at-home orders

Ohio state senate candidate Melissa Ackison, left, and other protesters stand outside the Statehouse Atrium where reporters listen during the State of Ohio’s Coronavirus response update at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio on Monday. (Joshua A. Bickel/The Columbus Dispatch via AP, File)

Protesters carry rifles near the steps of the Michigan State Capitol building in Lansing, Mich., Wednesday. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

While many Americans are filled with fear, Melissa Ackison says the coronavirus pandemic has filled her with anger. The stay-at home orders are government overreach, the conservative Ohio state Senate candidate says, and the labeling of some workers as “essential” arbitrary.