Group of CA lawmakers protest COVID-19 restrictions at state Capitol

SACRAMENTO (KABC) -- Some California lawmakers marched outside the state Capitol to protest the stay-at-home orders.

Protest leaders include Orange County Supervisor Don Wagner and Riverside County Supervisor Jeff Hewitt.

Members of the group "Re-Open Cal Now" have been meeting this weekend for a conference in Sacramento.

The lawmakers involved say they recognize that the virus is real, but that the state is only selecting data that supports certain political goals.

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