Suicide-text conviction raises questions of death threats against Trump, GOP

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Death threat against President. (Video screen grab) Professor’s death threat against president. (Twitter)

Death threats and attempted murder are by-and-large a matter of state law enforcement authorities. That is unless one is stupid enough to threaten the lives of those covered by 18 U.S. Code § 351 (a)(c), according to Cornell University’s Legal Information Institute.

As noted;

(a) Whoever kills any individual who is a Member of Congress or a Member-of-Congress-elect…

(c) Whoever attempts to kill or kidnap any individual designated in subsection (a) of this section shall be punished by imprisonment for any term of years or for life.

While I readily admit that I’m far from being either a lawyer or someone qualified to interpret the law, I’ll also readily admit I’m naïve enough to actually believe that the legal system isn’t just a question of playing the game by the rules, but more of a question of…

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