| Akron Beacon Journal
Akron officials trying to curb the spread of COVID-19 are attracting protesters to the front of their homes.
Larry Seeley, a Ward 3 resident and part of the Facebook group “Akronites For Freedom,” is one of about a dozen people who has been protesting at the home of Akron officials.
The protests have been small, but they’ve caused enough commotion that one of Mayor Dan Horrigan’s neighbors rescheduled Thanksgiving.
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“They’re demanding their right to speak to the mayor, while trampling all of our rights to a peaceful neighborhood,” the neighbor said.
The protests focus on an ordinance passed by Akron City Council that limits private social gatherings to only six guests during parties, dinner or other social events through Dec. 16. It also requires masks be worn inside the home when