Coronavirus: Group protests outside North Carolina women’s health center amid stay-at-home order

Coronavirus: Group protests outside North Carolina women’s health center amid stay-at-home order
A group of protesters ignored a stay-at-home order so they could gather in front of a North Carolina women's clinic. (WSOCTV.com/WSOCTV.com)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A group of protesters ignored a stay-at-home order so they could gather in front of a North Carolina women’s clinic.

The city of Charlotte received complaints Saturday morning about people possibly not following Mecklenburg County’s stay-at-home order.

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There was a protest at a preferred women’s health center in the Grier Heights neighborhood.

“They’re putting our first responders at risk if they have to show up,” Charlotte Mayor Pro Tem Julie Eiselt said. “I just think it’s unconscionable. You can agree or disagree with reproductive health care, but it doesn’t matter. It’s legal. It’s deemed an essential business.”