Michigan secretary of state says armed protesters gathered outside her home, claiming voter fraud

Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson said dozens of armed protesters gathered outside her Detroit home, chanting and shouting obscenities about overturning the results of the 2020 大統領選挙.

Benson said her 4-year-old son was about to start watchingHow the Grinch Stole Christmason Saturday night when a group of protesters began chanting into bullhorns in front of her house.
The protesters madeunambiguous, loud and threateningdemands to overturn the election results, which the state certified in late November, 彼女は言いました 声明の中で.
Benson, whose office oversees elections in the state, called the latest protestsan extension of the noise and clouded efforts to spread false information about the security and accuracy of our elections.
    The individuals gathered outside my home targeted me as Michigan’s Chief Election officer. But their threats were actually aimed at the 5.5 million Michigan citizens who voted in this fall’s election, seeking to overturn their will. They will not succeed in doing so,” ベンソンは言った Twitterの投稿で.
    President-elect Joe Biden won Michigan by more than 154,000 投票, and there has been no evidence of fraud in the election.
    But President Donald Trump’s legal team has relied on baseless claims of voter fraud to file dozens of lawsuits in states where the President lost. ミシガン州, every court case filed by Trump or those who support him has been lost or withdrawn.
    公の監視を飛ばすような主張を技術的に行うことはできません, Michigan State Police Lt. Michael Shaw said there wereno arrests or violations of criminal lawduring the protest. 約 25 に 30 people attended, ショーは言った.
    There were reports that some of the protesters were armed,” 彼は言った. “The protesters dispersed on their own.
      Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel and Wayne County Prosecutor Kym L. Worthy issued a joint statement criticizing the protesters.
      They shouted baseless conspiracy theories about the election, and in videos uploaded to social media, at least one individual could be heard shouting ‘you’re murdererswithin earshot of her child’s bedroom,” 読んだ声明. “This mob-like behavior is an affront to basic morality and decency.