Anti-Government Activists Split On Coronavirus Emergency Orders

Apr 6, 2020

Ammon Bundy, right, rails against Idaho’s stay-at-home order to a crowd in Emmett, Idaho, on March 26, 2020.
Credit Heath Druzin / Boise State Public Radio

To battle the coronavirus pandemic, many state governments are ordering residents to shelter in place. That’s creating a rift in anti-government circles. Some militia leaders are vowing to openly fight these orders. Others say obey for now but watch for overreach. They do agree on one thing, though: don’t touch our guns.

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