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Jury Acquits Man Who Offered $500 Bounty To ‘Anyone Who Kills' An ICE Agent

Added 12-08-19 12:42:02pm EST - “To the left, threats of violence is free speech but having different opinions must be censored” - Newswars.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Newswars.com: “Jury Acquits Man Who Offered $500 Bounty To ‘Anyone Who Kills’ An ICE Agent”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

A federal judge has cleared a New York man who offered a $500 bounty to anyone willing to murder an Immigration and Customs Enforcement officer.

A Boston jury acquitted 35-year-old Brandon Ziobrowski of charges that he used “interstate and foreign commerce to transmit a threat,” according to Fox News.

“It seemed like the right verdict,” Ziobrowski said as he walked out of court late Friday. “It’s been a horrible year. I’m glad it’s over.”

Prosecutors argued that threatening the lives of law enforcement officers is never excusable and will always be prosecuted.

“We respect the jury’s verdict. But in this case, the defendant posted a tweet that, on its face, offered $500 to anyone who killed a federal agent,” U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling said in a statement.

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