Armed protesters on the steps of the Michigan State Capitol in Lansing, demanding the reopening of businesses (JEFF KOWALSKY/AFP via Getty Images)

WATCH: Fight breaks out over noose display at Michigan anti-lockdown protest

Two protesters fought over a display featuring a doll with a noose around its neck



Sky Palma
May 15, 2020 7:00AM (UTC)

This article originally appeared on Raw Story

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Tensions are mounting among protesters at the Michigan State Capitol as disagreements about protest messaging pop up. In one particular incident reported by The Detroit News, two protesters fought over a display featuring a doll with a noose around its neck and the American flag.

According to protester Katie Rogowicz, the noose display was objected to because it someone thought it falsely portrayed the protesters as violent. One person snatched the flag away from the display and was pushed to the ground when the person behind the display tried to retrieve it.

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Another protester had an ax that was confiscated by law enforcement, The Detroit News reports.

Watch video of the incident below:

Read the full report over at The Detroit News.


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