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The “Terrorists” Are Getting Fabulous!

It started with a letter sent to U.S. Congressman Jeff Fortenberry’s Lincoln, Neb., office. The letter, which was later determined to have a fake name and falsified return address, said, “You’ve earned this for trying to deny women their right to choice. Mind your own uterus.” When the letter was opened, the “letter bomb” was activated — spraying glitter everywhere. It was allegedly sent by the group Glitter Bombs for Choice. The office called local police, U.S. Capitol Police, the U.S. postal inspector, and the FBI — and an investigation is ongoing. “Nobody was injured,” a spokesperson said, “except now people have glitter on their clothes.” Fortenberry also made a statement about the incident: “Anyone is free to disagree with me, but to resort to these tactics in a heightened threat environment is reckless and a waste of precious law enforcement resources.” (MS/Lincoln Journal Star, Omaha World-Herald, WOWT Omaha) ...And continuing the investigation when there’s no threat isn’t?
Original Publication Date: 15 March 2015
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 21.

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