Foul threats risk to republic, says Ga. Sec. of State
June 12, 2021. Summarized by summa-bot.
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ATLANTA (CBS46)-- Graphic details are emerging about violent threats against Georgia’s Secretary of State and his family in the weeks after November’s election continuing through April. This story includes language
ATLANTA (CBS46)-- Graphic details are emerging about violent threats against Georgia’s Secretary of State and his family in the weeks after November’s election continuing through April.
This story includes language not suitable for television news. Brad Raffensperger reveals the breadth and fright of the ominous messages and calls on both parties to hold extremists to account. In these halls of Georgia’s state capitol, domed in gold dug from the north Georgia mountains, in chambers of polished wood and antique glass, where politicians make rules governing our lives, the fresh details of six months of violent threats are deeply disturbing. Death threats continued through April, as election fraud claims were dismissed by courts across the nation.
Extremists calling themselves patriots and militia members focused complaints about the presidential election on Brad Raffensperger. But never before revealed details include this: Brad Raffensperger’s wife got an email, disguised to appear as if from her husband. It called her a b++++, included vulgar sexual insults, and said“I married a sickening w+++++.
I am trying to put my head down, do my job, and don’t really need to put my family at any further additional risk. ”But the continued assaults on election integrity leads Brad Raffensperger to call on politicians to moderate their language. “Politicians, elected officials, have power in their words.