'Clown Lives Matter' march canceled because of death threats

'Clown Lives Matter' march canceled
Posted at 8:47 AM, Oct 13, 2016

A "Clown Lives Matter" march planned for Saturday in Tucson, Arizona has been canceled.

The march, in which people were encouraged to wear masks and clown makeup at 6:30 p.m. Saturday on Fourth Avenue, has been called off due to "numerous death threats and harassment," Gutierrez wrote in the post, adding that she will report the threats to authorities.

Gutierrez had planned the march as a response to numerous reports nationwide of clowns frightening people.

Gutierrez told Tucson-based KGUN she will plan another Clown Lives Matter event -- such as a charity event or toy drive -- "when things settle down a bit."