Herb Strentz reacts to a new low in public discourse about the 2020 election. -promoted by Laura Belin
Put this in the “counting-the-days” file.
United States Code Title 18, Section 871 deals with knowingly and willfully mailing or otherwise making “any threat to take the life of, to kidnap, or to inflict bodily harm upon the president of the United States”.
The offense is punishable by up to five years in prison, a $250,000 maximum fine, a $100 special assessment, and up to three years of supervised release.
On the other hand, citizens in general and many public servants are fair game, as suggested by this news account: