2 facing hate crime charges after stealing, burning pride flag in Santa Barbara County

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is recommending hate crime charges be filed against two people who allegedly admitted to stealing several pride flags from a small community in Southern California wine country. One flag was stolen on or around Thursday, July 28 in the town of Los Olivos, a...

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Greg From The Matrix
Greg From The Matrix
22 · 8 days ago · Twitter

And burning the American flag is ok and encouraged…… no problems here.

DeplorableMe
DeplorableMe
17 · 9 days ago · Twitter

Buuuttttt....BLM can burn the American flag night after night while looting businesses and terrorizing neighborhoods and that gets an easy pass? Gotcha! 🤨

Aliyah Davis
Aliyah Davis
16 · 9 days ago · Twitter

Burning a rainbow flag is a crime but burning an American flag is fine. That’s the upside world we live in now.

Byron s57
Byron s57
12 · 8 days ago · Twitter

Not nice, but who made the Flag so sacred, to a point it falls under a hate Crime, when our own American 🇺🇸 flag is burn it falls under Freedom of Speech? Just saying 😂

2A4USA Emperor of the Moon
2A4USA Emperor of the Moon
7 · 8 days ago · Twitter

And this just makes the division grow more. One should be free to burn what ever flag they wish. This should go up to SCOTUS.

Mish
Mish
5 · 8 days ago · Twitter

So many one sided ways.Its ok to burn the AMERICAN flag that represents your country and its people but its not ok to burn a flag that is only a SYMBOL for a group of people ..wtf..I need to find my own island and yall can leave me the F%@& out of your ridiculousness...smh

Wayne B. Bergeron
Wayne B. Bergeron
5 · 8 days ago · Twitter

They should be charged for theft, but not a hate crime. Freedom of speech protects the flag burning.

Ryan
Ryan
5 · 8 days ago · Twitter

They were burning American flags left and fought during BLM riots