Judge dismisses charges against 6 hair stylists at protest

FILE – A hairstylist gives a man a free haircut at the State Capitol during a rally as the Michigan State Police watch in Lansing, Mich., Wednesday, May 20, 2020. A judge dismissed disorderly conduct charges Monday against six hair stylists who were ticketed last spring during a protest at the Michigan Capitol. The women were cutting hair to protest Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s decision to keep barbershops and salons closed for nearly three months because of the coronavirus pandemic.