Gabriel San Roman
Petition Wants Knott's Scary Farm to Stop Culturally Appropriating Day of the Dead
What's scarier than scurrying cockroaches closing Mrs. Knott's Chicken Dinner Restaurant for a day? For petitioning activists, the answer is Knott's Scary Farm's Día de los Muertos-inspired "Fiesta de los Muertos" scare zone! "I hope you join me in asking Knott's Scary Farm to discontinue this sacred holiday as a theme," writes Hesperia resident Armando Cruz Velasco on Change.org. "Please sign this petition with me, letting Knott's know that, until they change once and for all this 'Scare Zone' to something less culturally insensitive and offensive, you will not/no longer be a patron--and will encourage others to do the same."
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