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Supporters of essential workers, presumably on the political left, will rally at the Colorado state Capitol at 1 p.m. Saturday, “demonstrating from the safety of our cars.”

The Rise Up Colorado Coalition is putting on the demonstration called the People’s Rally. Opponents of the pandemic shutdown have put on demonstrations for looser restrictions at the statehouse in Denver, including one at noon Friday.

The organizations behind the event include Together Colorado, 9to5 Colorado, United For A New Economy, the Colorado AFL-CIO, the Colorado Education Association, Colorado Working Families, Service Employees International Union Local 105 and the Colorado People’s Alliance. Organizers of the Saturday event said on Facebook, “[W]e will show our support for essential workers and make a public push for our new normal — one where our essential workers, people of color, poor people, and immigrants are treated with human dignity.

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