The San Bernardino Pride flag murderer and the inevitable consequences of right-wing media hate

Posted on AllSides August 24th, 2023
From The Left
Media Bias, Media Watch, Media Industry, Right-Wing, LGBTQ Issues
Andrea Austria / Media Matters

Last weekend, 66-year-old San Bernardino resident Laura Ann “Lauri” Carleton was shot and killed in front of her store in Lake Arrowhead, California. She is survived by her nine children. Her alleged killer was a 27-year-old man whom she confronted while he tried to tear down the Progress Pride flags in front of her shop. 

The man who pulled the trigger against Carleton was later killed in a fatal shootout with police, but the people who helped load his brain with homicidal rage remain free. Nobody is born full of fury at the Pride flag. This rage was learned.


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