Anti-Vaccine Doctor Sentenced to Prison for Capitol Riot

A California doctor who is a leading figure in the anti-vaccine movement was sentenced to two months in prison for storming the U.S. Capitol, where she delivered speeches to rioters during the mob's attack.

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FILE - Dr. Simone Gold speaks to a large crowd inside The Elephant in the Room in Jenks during a Frontline Doctor's Uncensored Truth Tour event on Wednesday, June 30, 2021.(John Clanton/Tulsa World via AP, File)
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A California doctor who is a leading figure in the anti-vaccine movement was sentenced on Thursday to two months in prison for storming the U.S. Capitol, where she delivered speeches to rioters during the mob’s attack. U.S. District Judge Christopher Cooper in Washington, D.C., also sentenced Dr. Simone Gold to 12 months of supervised release after her 60-day prison term and ordered her to pay a $9,500 fine. She can report to prison at a…

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