Gun-rights blogger Joel Rosenberg's name forged in threatening email...
The bill being referenced is the Minnesota concealed-carry law, back in
the legislature about being struck down by the courts on technical
grounds (single-subject legislation requirement). Here's what the
email said (in part):
On the eve of a crucial vote to reinstate a law
allowing more people to carry guns in public, House members received
e-mails threatening harassment and blackmail if they voted against the
"We will send people to your homes to
harass you, and look in your windows," said the message sent Tuesday.
"If that does not work, we have information on you, and your family,
and we will use it in any way shape or form to get our bill passed."
The authorities are saying the message is a hoax. The purported sender is Joel Rosenberg, a noted gun-rights blogger.
His lawyer called it a desperate, last-ditch attempt to derail the
bill. Sounds about right. The antis are stooping to dirty
tricks... but then, there's not exactly anything new about that, is