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By Kathryn Palmer
Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange 

Protesters: 'Stop the tyranny'


January 6, 2021

Michael Cummo, Wyoming Tribune Eagle

A young protestor throws a mask onto a burning pile during the Free Wyoming rally against Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon and the mask mandates Monday outside the Capitol in downtown Cheyenne. The protest was organized by Rep. Scott Clem, R-Gillette, who has been a vocal opponent of any statewide mandates.

CHEYENNE – About 250 people demonstrated in front of the Wyoming State Capitol Monday afternoon to protest a statewide mask mandate and other COVID-19 related restrictions.

Calls to "Stop the tyranny," "Free Wyoming" and make Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon a "one-term governor," were the rallying cries the protesters belted out after about an hour of listening to elected officials and other citizens decry the mask mandate, including outgoing Rep. Scott Clem, R-Gillette, who challenged people to burn their masks.

"At some of these rallies, you see the radical left go out there, and they burn Bib...

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