Dr. Richard Pan Speakes to Escalation of AntiVaxx Violence

September 13, 2019

Sacramento, CA— Dr. Richard Pan, a pediatrician and Senator representing the Sacramento area, made the following statement strongly condemning the violence that has been ramping up in the last few weeks of the legislation session and since the passage of Senate Bill 276:

 

“Like the assault committed by Mr. Bennett, this incident was incited by the violent rhetoric perpetuated by leaders of the antivaxx movement. As their rhetoric escalates, their incidents of violence does as well. This is an attack on the democratic process and an assault on all Californians and it must be met with strong condemnation by everyone.”