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Boston Anti-Mandate Protest Turns Violent After Antifa Shows Up

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A Boston protest that was organized to resist vaccine and mask mandates turned violent Sunday after Antifa groups showed up, Fox News reported.

The anti-mandate demonstration was organized by a group called “Super Happy Fun America.” It was set to begin at 12 p.m. Sunday at Boston Common, Fox News reported. People gathered there to speak out against vaccine and mask mandates when Antifa groups showed up to confront the protesters, according to Fox News.

The Antifa group took to Twitter to mobilize, Fox News reported. A group known as “Solidarity Against Hate – Boston” tweeted on Oct. 19 encouraging others to “tell the Capitol rioters to get out of Boston.”

The fighting began around 11:30 a.m. Sunday. Antifa protesters broke through police barricades and clashed with anti-mandate protesters, the Boston Herald reported.

“We came here to peacefully protest when we were violently attacked by a mob that pepper-sprayed us, attacked us and refused to allow our van to leave,” said Super Happy Fun America organizer Brandon Navom to a Herald reporter.

Antifa have sent a message for “comrades” to oppose and attack a protest against covid tyranny on Boston Common, saying opposing government mandates is “white supremacist and fascist”, fighting ongoing and swat team called in. pic.t… (Read more)

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