Group protests outside Charlotte women’s health center amid stay-at-home order

Group protests outside Charlotte women's health center amid stay-at-home order

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The city of Charlotte has been receiving complaints Saturday morning about people possibly not following Mecklenburg County’s stay-at-home order.

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

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“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 healthcare, but it doesn’t matter. It’s legal. It’s deemed an essential business.”

Watch the video above as Channel 9′s DaShawn Brown talks to the city leader who asked police to shut it down and why officers say it doesn’t violate the order.