Man who sent bomb and mass shooting threats to Merriam-Webster over gender-inclusive entries pleads guilty

9/17/2022 3:13:00 PM

'Boys aren't girls, and girls aren't boys … I will assassinate your top editor,' the disgruntled man commented on Merriam-Webster's website, according to authorities.

'Boys aren't girls, and girls aren't boys … I will assassinate your top editor,' the disgruntled man commented on Merriam-Webster's website, according to authorities.

A man upset about Merriam-Webster dictionary’s update to their definitions of gender pronouns and adjectives has pleaded guilty to making bomb threats against the company

“Boys aren’t girls, and girls aren’t boys … I will assassinate your top editor.U.Read full article September 16, 2022, 9:17 PM · 2 min read A California man pleaded guilty last week to threatening"to shoot up and bomb" dictionary publisher Merriam-Webster's offices over its inclusive gender definitions and making similar threats to various other people and institutions, federal prosecutors announced.Hide Caption Merriam-Webster is updating definition of 'racism' Merriam-Webster is updating its definition of racism after it was pointed out that theirs was overly simplified.

” By September 17, 2022, 7:36 AM 3:52 STOCK PHOTO/Getty Images A disgruntled man upset about Merriam-Webster dictionary’s update to their definitions of gender pronouns and adjectives to make them more fluid has pleaded guilty in a federal court to making bomb threats and for threatening to kill the company’s employees in a mass shooting.The U.news California man who vowed to bomb Merriam-Webster over gender-inclusive entries pleads guilty Jeremy David Hanson, 34, was unhappy with the dictionary entries for "woman," "girl," and "female," saying, "There is no such thing as 'gender identity.S.Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts Wednesday.Attorney’s in the District of Massachusetts alleges that Jeremy David Hanson, 34, of Rossmoor, CA, anonymously sent “various threatening messages and comments demonstrating bias against specific gender identities submitted through its website’s ‘Contact Us’ page and in the comments section on its webpages that corresponded to the word entries for ‘Girl’ and ‘Woman,’” between the dates of Oct.in Springfield, Massachusetts.2 and Oct.Hanson, who was arrested in April, “frequently selected the object of his threatening communications because of the gender, gender identity and/or sexual orientation of various persons,” prosecutors announced.

8, 2021.17, 2022, 1:36 AM UTC By Dennis Romero A man who expressed hatred for the Merriam-Webster dictionary's evolving definitions of gender pronouns and adjectives has pleaded guilty to making threats, prosecutors said this week., June 18, 2003.Authorities later identified the user as Hanson.MORE: 'Cruel prank' at high school causes mass panic and culprits should be expelled, police say “Specifically, on Oct.Hanson admitted to making the threats in writing as part of a plea agreement Wednesday, prosecutors said.2, 2021, Hanson used the handle ‘@anonYmous’ to post the following comment on the dictionary’s website definition of ‘female:’ ‘It is absolutely sickening that Merriam-Webster now tells blatant lies and promotes anti-science propaganda.A federal district judge will set his sentence.There is no such thing as ‘gender identity.S.Yeet, sus and cringe:.

’ The imbecile who wrote this entry should be hunted down and shot,’” authorities said in the statement.A short time later, the U.“Every member of our community has a right to live and exist authentically as themselves without fear,” U.S.Attorney’s Office said Hanson sent them another message, this time via the “Contact Us” page on their website.Attorney Rachael S.MORE: Man held hostage for hours and robbed at gunpoint after meeting woman from dating app “You [sic] headquarters should be shot up and bombed.

It is sickening that you have caved to the cultural Marxist, anti-science … agenda and altered the definition of ‘female’ as part of the Left’s efforts to corrupt and degrade the English language and deny reality,” the second online threat read in part.“Hate motivated threats of violence that infringe upon that right are not tolerated in Massachusetts in any capacity.“It would be poetic justice to have someone storm your offices and shoot up the place.” A third threat was sent to Merriam-Webster as a comment on their website on Oct.S.8, 2021 which read: “I am going to shoot up and bomb your offices for lying and creating fake definitions,” the message said.“Boys aren’t girls, and girls aren’t boys … I will assassinate your top editor.He initially posted a comment Oct.

” MORE: Suspected forest arsonist detained and tied to tree by local residents before arrest Following these specific and credible threats, Merriam-Webster closed its offices in Springfield, MA, as well as in New York City for five days.Hanson also admitted in court this week that he often selected the object of his threatening communications because of the “gender, gender identity and/or sexual orientation of various persons,” said the U." The online version of the Merriam-Webster entry for the adjective states, in part:"Having a gender identity that is the opposite of male.S.Attorney’s Office.28, 2021 01:20 "It is absolutely sickening that Merriam-Webster now tells blatant lies and promotes anti-science propaganda," Hanson said.“Every member of our community has a right to live and exist authentically as themselves without fear.

Hate motivated threats of violence that infringe upon that right are not tolerated in Massachusetts in any capacity,” said United States Attorney Rachael S.’ The imbecile who wrote this entry should be hunted down and shot.Rollins."This conviction represents my office’s dedication to protecting targeted communities and bringing accountability and justice when those who aim to endanger act upon their hatred." Prosecutors said on Oct.” MORE: Soccer player dies after massive brawl during game was sparked by disagreement with referee’s decision Hanson pleaded guilty on Wednesday to one count of interstate communication of threatening communications to commit violence against the employees of Merriam-Webster, which carries a potential sentence of up to five years in prison, three years of supervised release and a fine of $250,000, according to a statement released by U.S.The company is based in Springfield, Massachusetts, about 90 miles west of Boston.

Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts.“Jeremy Hanson is now a convicted felon after admitting to making hate-fueled threats of violence related to the LGBTQ+ community,” said Joseph R.Prosecutors said also admitted to sending similar missives to other recipients, including the president of the University of North Texas, the Walt Disney Co.Bonavolonta, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI Boston Division.“If you believe you are a victim or a witness to similar conduct, we encourage you to report it to the FBI so we can hold the perpetrators behind these crimes accountable for their actions, like we did in this case.in Rhode Island, the governor of California, the mayor of New York City, the ACLU, Amnesty International, a New York rabbi, and two professors at Loyola Marymount University.” Hanson is scheduled to be sentenced on Jan.

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But..but...ANTIFA! 😆 The United States has become Sodom and Gomorrah. A crumbling society is sure to follow. -Truth Matters People in these comments blaming a dictionary for this man's threats of violence, are weird. People whose lives are so boring that they're triggered by how other people live their lives, are weird.

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😂 I Pray God to give us less Brain. Wtaf. Who cares what's in someone's pants? Sex and gender are 2 of the least useful ways to judge someone. Free speech!!! Well let’s give the man credit where he was right first ..

Man who vowed to bomb Merriam-Webster over gender-inclusive entries pleads guiltyA man who expressed hatred for the Merriam-Webster dictionary's evolving definitions of gender pronouns and adjectives has pleaded guilty to making threats, prosecutors say. What a baby. Can’t handle modern females/women like myself You’re pretty pathetic if you have to threaten dictionarians. I’m so tired. smh

Too many bigots posting to pick out which one to comment on. Education is a luxury. He z lying.Assasins dont promise.They make it a secret until their prey falls. Bahahaha consequences for changing definitions Violence excuse me never the answer. Science...men can't have babies!!! Love everyone as you would want them to treat yourself.

Man pleads guilty to threatening to 'bomb' Merriam-Webster offices over gender definitionsA California man pleaded guilty last week to threatening 'to shoot up and bomb' dictionary publisher Merriam-Webster's offices over its inclusive gender definitions.

Man pleads guilty to threatening to 'bomb' Merriam-Webster offices over gender definitionsThe man made threats to several people and organizations, like the governor of California and the Walt Disney Company, based on gender identity and sexual orientation, prosecutors announced. Curious, how many of the violent incidentally Trans incidentally pedophiles rape little girls and get that many years? I know one adult xy that got sentenced to 2 years at a female juvenile hall in CA. He was convicted of raping a 10-year-old girl. After reading the article, I have come to two conclusions: - it would be faster to list who he DIDN'T threaten - if this is the only thing he's so pissed off about, his life was going pretty well

Man Pleads Guilty To Threatening Merriam-Webster Office Over 'Female' DefinitionA man enraged over dictionary definitions of gender terms faces up to five years in prison for threats that caused Merriam-Webster to shut its offices for five days. Word rage. Cons answer to everything is violence and then they accuse others of being radical Dorianlynskey This is where allowing people to constantly call LGBT groomers and child abusers inevitably leads - there is a direct line from 'respectable' transphobia (cough *LGB Alliance* cough *Rowling* cough) and this violence.

California man pleads guilty after threatening to 'shoot up and bomb' Merriam-Webster offices over its gender definitionsJeremy David Hanson admitted to threatening various organizations, politicians and individuals.