Arrests made at straight pride rally, pepper spray bullets shot after firework chaos

A straight pride rally in California turned to chaos after a firework was discharged, igniting a bush, and scuffles with LGBT counterprotesters pro...

September 5, 2022
8:52 PM

A straight pride rally in California turned to chaos after a firework was discharged, igniting a bush, and scuffles with LGBT counterprotesters prompted police involvement.According to a report of the event, trouble began when a member of the Proud Boys tried to evade police and approach the counterprotesters. Then, the LGBT supporters began throwing water bottles. After that, the conflict only escalated. A firework or smoke bomb was allegedly seen and heard being discharged, which police said left a bush on fire.

Julia Johnson