Thursday, June 30, 2022

State Sen. Scott Wiener: ‘I receive lots of death threats & have for years’

State Sen. Scott Wiener’s San Francisco home was searched by bomb-sniffing dogs on Sunday after he and members of his staff received a threatening, obscenity-laden email.

“We placed bombs in his office and his house,” the note said, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. “You bastards all deserve to die.”

Both SFPD and the California Highway Patrol investigated.

“Been getting lots of check-ins about the death threat we received yesterday. I truly appreciate it,” Wiener tweeted late Monday morning. “I receive lots of death threats & have for years. They’re mostly about our civil rights work for LGBTQ people & people with HIV.”