Parents clash with one another at a Pride protest held outside of Saticoy Elementary School in California. The protest arose after the school planned a Pride assembly to take place within the school. According to KCAL News, the dissenting sides clashed at the protest, sparking brawls between the parents. Further reports from KTLA Los Angeles detail that punches were thrown during the altercation.
Additionally, the New York Post reported that the protest at Saticoy Elementary School erupted into chaos. According to the publication, the event was intended to celebrate diversity and inclusivity, but some parents were not in agreement with the plans.
Despite the protest, NorthJersey.com reported that Westwood NJ schools are planning to fly the Pride flag. The news outlet states that the school board made the decision in response to requests from the community.
The clash in California highlights the ongoing debate surrounding discussions of LGBTQ+ topics in schools. It remains to be seen how schools and educators will navigate these conversations in the future.