Anti-Lockdown Protesters Chant ‘Open L.A.’ Outside Health Chief’s Home Before New Covid Restrictions Begin
Crowds gathered outside the home of the Los Angeles County’s public health director on Sunday to protest against the latest round of Covid-19 restrictions taking effect this week.
Dr. Barbara Ferrer’s Echo Park home was surrounded by dozens of demonstrators, carrying placards, waving flags and chanting: “Open L.A.” and “No science. No data. No shutdown”.
Footage from the scene shows few people in the crowd were wearing face masks as they paced up and down the street.
LAPD officers could be seen over looking the scene with a police vehicle parked in what appears to be Ferrer’s driveway.
It comes after L.A. County officials outlined a new “Safer at