Anti-Vaccine Activist Shoves California Lawmaker (Video)

An anti-vaccine activist has been cited in the assault of a California lawmaker who was pushed on a sidewalk near the Capitol.

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — An anti-vaccine activist has been cited in the assault of a California lawmaker who was pushed on a sidewalk near the Capitol. Kenneth Austin Bennett livestreamed the confrontation on his Facebook. The video appears to show Bennett questioning State Sen. Richard Pan in the street about vaccines. Pan responds and continues to walk while smiling before he is shoved in the back. Note: The moment in question begins at about 9:53…

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