This is utter and complete nonsense by a media whoring individual determined to keep the spotlight on herself rather than the issues. Utah is a right to carry state and demanding that state officials break the law for her to give a "talk" at Utah State University is hypocrisy personified.
To carry a concealed firearm in any state in the Union requires a background check by state and federal governmental bodies. Not any crazy can legally carry a concealed weapon.
Look it is horrible that some nut job or nut jobs called in threats against Ms. Sarkeeshian. If she didn't feel her personal protection or the security measures taken by Utah State and local authorities were sufficient then cancelling her speech was her only choice. However, that doesn't give her the right to act indigent and angry that state law was enforced.
If the threats made were real, and I admit I have my doubts, then any violence would most likely have been perpetrated by individuals that did not have a concealed weapon permit. The leaked details of the threat clearly indicate no intent to use a concealed weapon to carry out the threat.
It is much more likely that the "threats" were made by some lunatic fringe supporter of Ms. Sarkeeshian to keep her name in the spotlight and thus "relevant" in gaming. She by no means speaks for the whole gaming community or for women in the gaming community. She is one voice among a chorus but the difference is her voice is the loudest and most strident.
This tweet is just utter crap and nonsense. I haven't been a vocal supporter of #Gamergate and honestly I believe that gamers should realize that all journalism, not just gaming journalism, is corrupt and opinionated. Supporters of #Gamergate are the furthest thing from supporters of violence against women. They are striving to improve the journalism ethics from gaming journalists, companies, and bloggers. They are not trying to perpetuate an atmosphere of harassment, hate, or fear for any gamer.
For any of you confused about Ms. Sarkeeshian she does not represent all women in gaming by any stretch of the imagination. She in no respect speaks for me or my views in gaming. Her continued use of the Gamergate hashtag is to keep herself relevant and in the public eye. She wants to diminished and tarnish the supporters of #Gamergate so that her voice, and those of her cronies, are the only voices heard, reported, and published by mainstream media. She is nothing more than a bully in feminist clothing, the flip side of the coin of the misogynist bully who fears women in video games. Expose her for the bully and media spotlight junkie she is.