IA: Arizona man who threatened Iowa lawmakers sentenced

[ap.org – 2/1/21]

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An Arizona man who threatened to shoot Iowa lawmakers over his frustration with a failed attempt to change Iowa’s sex offender registry law has been sentenced to five years in prison.

____, also identified as ____ in court records, was sentenced Friday in Des Moines’ federal court, the Des Moines Register reported. ____was arrested in December 2019 and convicted by a jury in September of interstate communication of a threat.

____sent emails to state Sen. Herman Quirmbach saying he was “angry enough to pull a mass shooting down at the State House,” and that the Second Amendment exists “so we can kill politicians” who don’t follow the law, prosecutors said. ____, who was convicted of a felony sex crime in Iowa as a teen, was angry over the failure of a bill that would have allowed him to apply to be removed from the Iowa sex offender registry without moving back to the state.

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It’s only gonna get worse peopIe can’t handle this anymore.
I feel for this guy he’s been on IML all his adult life being harrassed by law enforcement and shut off from Society unable to form relationships with people or get married or find a good job or buy a home that’s just sad.
GOD forbid he has children because the only way to keep them safe from all this madness is to get far away from them as possible before they become teenagers.
Because once everyone in the neighborhood knows your a sex offender this could destroy your children’s Social lives.
So I understand this guys frustration

Good luck

This incident, compounded with that warrant being served in Sunrise, Fla., resulting in the death of 2 FBI agents while serving a warrant, does not bode well for anyone on the list. It’s just gonna paint all sex criminals as being violent, desperate and dangerous. Further bolstering their argument that we have to “keep tabs on these people.”

As usual, they’ll come down on the collective like a ton of bricks for the actions of a few.

Every time I read an article about bad acting of a sex offender I cringe. Our reputation is already negative.
On the other hand do you think he would have received a five year sentence if he wasn’t an RSO?

If I was arrested for a sex crime when I was a teen, I’d be pissed off also. Government doesn’t care about the people’s safety. All they care about is dividing people and playing God.

Amazed this don’t happen more , as the gov’t slowly chokes the life out of people for years in the name of “Safety” with little regard for the rights of people that already did time/punishment , and as the years go by they keep tightening the screws with no relief of the constant anxiety , never aloud to leave the passed in the passed , this is on going punishment that should be stopped , But it will not be stopped because its more important to get those votes from the truly dangerous hateful control freaks , big gov’t will never fix big gov’t , they will only divide the people and develop more scams /laws to further imprison and enslave , at some point people start to see past the blinders and they react or they just stop caring and become controlled zombies begging for more blinders ,and more dog and pony shows filled with hopium , never the true relief