Making violent threats against individuals, especially members of the US Congress, is not free speech and is illegal. In many countries people can’t even insult politicians. The United States is rare in still allowing people to insult politicians. However, violent threats go beyond insults.
“Additional White Supremacists Convicted for Threatening to Kill Rep. Maxine Waters
March 22, 2019 Press Release
Additional White Supremacists Convicted for Threatening to Kill Rep. Maxine Waters
WASHINGTON – Two racist and potentially murderous men are the latest in a series of men – many of whom are white nationalists and/or supporters of Donald Trump – who have been convicted in federal courts for threatening to kill Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43).
On March 21, Ceasar Sayoc – a man who reportedly once called himself a white supremacist and drove a van covered in pro-Trump images – pleaded guilty in federal court for mailing potentially explosive…
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