Images show health care workers counter-protest anti-lockdown protesters in Colorado

Images show health care workers counter-protest anti-lockdown protesters in Colorado

Denver, Colorado — A small group of health care workers counter-protested at a large rally of people in favor of reopening Colorado back to normal on Sunday.

Hundreds of protesters gathered at the state Capital in Denver, demanding the state reopen and ease restrictions set in place to slow the spread of coronavirus, according to a report from CNN.

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Individuals dressed in scrubs and masks were seen in photos and video standing in a crosswalk while blocking vehicles.

Health care workers stand in the street in counter-protest to hundreds of people who gathered at the State Capitol to...

Posted by Alyson McClaran on Sunday, April 19, 2020


The workers appeared to remain silent as protesters shouted.

One video showed a woman leaning out of a window of a pickup truck shouting at the workers while holding a sign that said, “Land of the Free.”

Colorado is under a stay-at-home order until April 26.

Governor Jared Polis said he wants to reopen the state in phases.

Hundreds of people gathered in front of the statehouse in Columbus on Saturday pressing that the governor opens Ohio back to normal.