Nurses counter-protest planned anti-Safer at Home demonstration at Capitol

MADISON, Wis. — Madison nurses scheduled a counter-protest in response to Friday’s anti-Safer at Home demonstration at the Wisconsin State Capitol.

According to a news release from SEIU Healthcare Wisconsin, more than 1,300 candles were installed in honor of every person in the state who was hospitalized due to the coronavirus.

The event began Thursday at 8 p.m. and took place at the Capitol building’s West Entrance stairs, which faces State Street.