Contrary to reports, not all Hobby Lobby stores are remaining open during the pandemic.

Yesterday, social media outrage was at its peak when it was reported that the CEO of Hobby Lobby planned on keeping stores open during the COVID-19 outbreak.

The announcement was made public on March 20th in a memo directed to employees, which you can read below.

Hobby Lobby response to Covid-19

In short, CEO David Green wrote, "While we do not know for certain what the future holds, or how long this disruption will last, we can all rest in knowing that God is in control."

However, the news crew at Mid-Michigan Now made a stop at the local store on Linden Road and confirmed that they are, in fact, closed at the moment. So, in short, put your pitchforks down.

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