Skip to comments.Annual 82nd Avenue of Roses Parade canceled due to 'threats of violence' (Portland, OR)
Posted on 04/26/2017 6:37:15 AM PDT by PROCON
PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - The annual 82nd Avenue of Roses Parade and Carnival scheduled for this weekend has been canceled due to "threats of violence," according to organizers.
The parade, in what would have been its 11th year, is the first sanctioned event of the Portland Rose Festival.
The event is put on by the 82nd Avenue of Roses Business Association in partnership with local businesses, neighbors and community groups. The goal is to "celebrate and promote the diverse community that lives, works and plays on 82nd Avenue."
In a statement released Tuesday, the business association said, "Following threats of violence during the parade by multiple groups planning to demonstrate at the event, we can no longer guarantee the safety of our community and have made the difficult decision to cancel the parade and carnival."
The Multnomah County Republican Party stated parade organizers received an email demanding their registration be revoked or a "riseup" group will send hundreds of people rushing into the parade to "drag and push those people out."
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NAZIS is exactly who these ANTIFA thugs are.
It's way past time that this group is declared terrorists and prosecuted/jailed.
Sow the wind.
Reap the whirlwind...............
Brownshirts. Openly sanctioned by the Democrat party.
This parade is in its 111th year I believe...say hello to your 3rd world America, Portland.
Why are these cowards not standing up to these punks. They showed up to our Trump rally and it was amazing how tiny they were. Why back down?
Ok...this is NOT the Grand Floral parade which is in June which is much bigger...well see what happens to that
I would suspect that the Portland police would have had stand-down orders issued from the Mayors office, just like in Berkeley last week.
Portland leadership is complicit in the violence.
True. When this country was less diverse, we could have parades and carnivals and festivals.
The parade was an American celebration
Portland is not America
June Rose Festival is much bigger and in a much better part of town.
I was in Portland during the woman protest.
It was shocking how big it was.
Glad I left Portland
without even firing a shot, we lost
I’m really surprised they haven’t blamed right wingers for the threats.
I agree, however the Governor, who has this responsibility, is a open and proud ultra-leftist lesbian; ain't going to happen.
Shot or hanged works for me.
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