FRANKFORT, Ky. (WDRB) -- Two Kentucky lawmakers are challenging restrictions on protests inside the state Capitol.

Representatives Attica Scott of Louisville and George Brown of Lexington sent a letter to Attorney General Andy Beshear. They want Beshear's opinion on whether it's legal for state police to limit access to the Capitol by protesters.

On Monday, people attending a Poor People's Campaign rally were told they could only enter the Capitol two at a time.

Beshear says he will wait to comment until he has all the facts.

"Because an official opinion has been requested, I don't think it's appropriate to comment on the law at this point. I would just say if it was up to me, and I was making a decision, when the people come to the Capitol, they'd be allowed in the Capitol," he said.

Beshear says attorneys from his office will soon begin work on the opinion.

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