Why 'Clown Lives Matter' Shouldn't be A Thing
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Why 'Clown Lives Matter' Shouldn't be A Thing

Comparing #ClownLivesMatter to a real cause

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Why 'Clown Lives Matter' Shouldn't be A Thing

Coulrophobia. Whether you know it or not, this phobia exists throughout the world on a major scale and was more so sparked after the early-on viewing of Stephen King's IT series which aired on tv in the 1990's. Now here in 2016 people are still scared of clowns if not terrified because of recent happenings of murders committed by clowns, but should these people even be identified as clowns? That's what many are asking as the #ClownLivesMatter slowly becomes a movement due to discrimination and violent threats toward actual clown performers. There is even a Clown Lives Matter peace walk due to take place in Tucson, Arizona just to prove that every clown isn't what it stereotypically is acclaimed to be.. Sound familiar? Here's my response

Why are the efforts of my people always mocked by those who wish to see us down? We stand to say our lives matter but are hushed because they say well so do clowns. We've established that clown lives matter so I guess now ours really do but it's funny that clown lives didn't matter when that was the way that they viewed you? Drawn in cartoons with bulbous features and all the right reasons to be the laughing stock of the show, but we were still being killed, didn't they KNOW that clowns lives matter whether they are in the circus or not.. somehow a clown can lure children into the forest, kill them, and still not be shot?

Instead they can take off their mask and are maybe arrested if caught, tried if they are, and treated like any other ordinary criminal, not murdered in cold blood with excuses of your death so whimsical, because it turns out the message of life is subliminal. You only know it if you understand that all life is precious no matter the color of the man. It shouldn't matter if he's purple, white, black, or tan because he could very well be a clown or better yet the boogeyman and we all know how much their lives matter right now.. I mean who cares about racial bigotry when we are entering the season of Halloweentown? A season where there will be many clowns dressed to play the part of psycho killer or maybe the circus star, only discriminated against by those who fear them (so of course they want them to stay far) it's called coulrophobia, and with recent events nobody wants to become the next memoir but what about when it's not Halloween, compared to the BLM movement the fear of black people all year round sounds very bizarre. So I must ask is this negrophobia the culprit to blame for our maltreatment? Is this the actual reason why they got us feeling stuck like we're in cement, because they are afraid of what we can potentially be? Maybe a mighty powerful people if everyone knew their history but instead we just ride along with the beat and wonder why it's possible for them to take our lives for free; only scratching the surface begging for cops to stop killing us but we're getting nowhere, it's like we're swimming upstream! So will you stand up to the clown lives matter movement or will you bow down to the mocking of our reverence? It's only Halloween for a few weeks more so I hope that you can choose the right preference.

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