California Man Sentenced for Threatening to Kill Rep. Matt Gaetz: DOJ

A California man has been sentenced to six months of home confinement for leaving a voicemail in which he threatened to kill Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) in early 2021.
It was not the first time 59-year-old Eugene Huelsman, who is from Thousand Oaks in California, made threats of violence, when he called Gaetz’s district office in Pensacola on Jan. 9, 2021, according to the Department of Justice (DOJ).
U.S. Attorney Jason Coody for the Northern District of Florida gave a warning to those who think that free speech might extend to death threats.
While free speech is central to democracy, Coody said Huelsman’s threat via phone to kill Gaetz was “clearly unlawful,” particularly given he had been investigated for similar threats of violence….

Read the full post at The Epoch Times.

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