A traditional “Haunted House” when publicity mentioning guns in school and Parkland drew fire, so to speak, from some members of the public. Zombies, okay….but guns in schools are too real-life scary. Meanwhile, Charlotte became the second school district (after Burlington) to cancel Halloween school parties.
"Nightmare Vermont changed programming that referenced a school shooting after community members spoke out in protest. The attraction is slated to put on performances until Oct. 26 at Essex Junction's Champlain Valley Exposition. The haunted house, in operation since 2004, issued a Facebook apology on Oct. 22 to the community. The post indicated "any reference to current events or plotlines involving students and weapons" will not factor into the production."
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