Protesters arrested outside North Carolina abortion clinic for violating stay-at-home order
03/31/2020 3:05 pm PDT
GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) -- Authorities in North Carolina say seven people have been charged with violating stay-at-home orders while protesting outside an abortion clinic.
Greensboro police said the demonstrators were outside A Woman's Clinic of Greensboro when they were asked to leave Monday because of stay-at-home orders prompted by the new coronavirus.
Police said the protesters refused to leave. Authorities say they were charged with violating a county stay-at-home order and resisting a public officer.
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