After death threats, feminist speaker has to cancel talk because of Utah’s concealed carry laws

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Feminist video critic Anita Sarkeesian canceled an appearance at Utah State University after being informed that campus police couldn’t prevent concealed firearms from being brought into the venue.

The university said in a statement that Sarkeesian planned to speak at the school despite email threats of a “Montreal Massacre style attack” until campus police told her that state law allowed anyone with a concealed firearm permit to bring their weapon to the event.

Sarkeesian confirmed the cancellation on Twitter on Tuesday night

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