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Violent Clashes Erupt at California Pride Festival

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The Inland Empire Pride festival in Riverside, Calif., which was held on Sunday, was disrupted when far-right extremists demonstrated outside the event venue.

Violent clashes erupted between protesters and those attending the festival with some individuals arrested.An anti-LGBTQ extremist, Chris Reyes, who has been active in the local community led the protest, and before the event ended, he would be pepper sprayed, bloodied, and arrested.

The violence from Sunday's event can be seen in a video posted to its YouTube account by News2Share, a source for independent journalism content.It was the first time in 12 years that a local LGBTQ+ Pride event occurred, according to Riverside Press-Enterprise.The event was opposed by conservatives, as has been the case with other LGBTQ+ events across the country.

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