Roman Balmakov explains the difference between the Insurrection Act and Martial Law. Whatever action happens (and it may not be either) must be done properly, according to the Constitution and they must also be seen to be so. There are significant consequences. Neither is an easy option, nor necessarily the best.
If the media were not enforcing a blackout, people would be marching in the streets in the hundreds of thousands and they would be camping outside State Legislatures until those did the job they are constitutionally expected to do.
The Epoch Times is doing excellent work.
Resources mentioned in the video.