That message had been liked nearly 50,000 times at the time of writing—and many have shared the sentiment that violence against women is the issue we should be addressing—but the anti-immigrant fear-mongering seems to be working, at least to some degree. Two Latino festivals previously scheduled for this weekend in Iowa were postponed.

“No one at this festival was going to be prepared for any kind of incident,” an Iowa City Latino Festival organizer, Manny Galvez, told the Des Moines Register. “People are scared.”

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