By Andrew Court For Dailymail.com
Published: 20:22 BST, 1 May 2020 | Updated: 20:42 BST, 1 May 2020
Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets at demonstrations across the country calling for an end to stay-at-home orders issued amidst the coronavirus pandemic.
Anti-lockdown rallies took place in Raleigh, North Carolina; Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; and Huntington Beach, California, with attendees defying social distancing protocols and brandishing, guns, flags and signs calling for 'freedom'.
While lockdown protesters have been framed largely framed as pro-Trump conservatives, there were also large and passionate rallies held in large, liberal cities across the U.S.
Hundreds turned out for a rowdy march in Chicago, while demonstrators also assembled in New