Day w/o a Gay Protester Punched

“A 22-year-old man advocating gay and lesbian rights was allegedly punched in the face in front of New Leaf Market in Felton [California] on Dec. 10 between 2:10 and 2:20 p.m. The man’s nose was bloodied, and he refused medical assistance on the scene. The suspect, a white man in his mid-20s estimated to be 5 feet, 10 inches tall and 220 pounds, reportedly fled the scene in a black pickup after the incident. Deputies are treating the incident as a felony battery and hate crime. “The victim is associated with a group that works for human rights to achieve gay and lesbian equality,” said sheriff’s Sgt. Mario Sulay.” [Press Banner]