With regard to the Murray Independence Day Parade, I would like to state very strongly that it was wholly inappropriate to have the "Fear Factory" contingency involved in what otherwise is a positive, family-oriented, patriotic celebration.
As a new resident to the state of Utah, known for its family-oriented climate, I was in disbelief.
Fear, terror, death, murder, horror, torture and gore, in any measure, are extremely unsuitable at any public event any time of year, especially at a family Fourth of July event.
I was upset and I could tell from the uncomfortable hush by all the spectators around us that the feeling was shared. Nearly 48 hours later, I am still fielding questions and concerns from my three young children about that offensive display.
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