GLENDALE, Calif. – Three people were arrested Tuesday in a clash outside a Glendale school board meeting over how schools teach gender and sexuality.
Police declared an unlawful assembly after fighting broke out outside the Glendale Unified School District headquarters while those inside the building were told the shelter in place, the Los Angeles Times reported.
The meeting which was about an hour into public comments on an agenda item calling for recognition of June as Pride Month when the fights broke out.
Opponents of the board’s LGBTQ+ policies chanted, “Leave our kids alone” outside the meeting, while naming each of the five board members, according to The Times.
The Glendale Police Department set up large barricades to assist with crowd control outside the building, KTLA reported.