Sunday, June 26, 2022
Sunday, June 26, 2022
More

    California man, 34, is charged with threatening to BOMB Merriam-Webster’s Massachusetts HQ because he was angry it defined female as ‘a gender identity that is the opposite of male’
    C

    Your Content is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published.

    Get Your Content. Daily.

    Be the first to know about the biggest stories as they break. Sign up for breaking news email alerts from Your Content.

    A California man threatened to bomb Merriam-Webster’s HQ over the dictionary’s definition of the word female as ‘a gender identity that is the opposite of male, Your Content has learned.

    Jeremy David Hanson, 34, of Rossmoor, California, faces a federal charge of interstate communication of threats to commit violence.

    - Advertisement -

    He could face up to five years in prison and a fine of $250,000.

    In October 2021, Hanson is alleged to have sent threatening messages to the Massachusetts-based Merriam Webster headquarters.

    Hanson was particularly corresponding with the entries for the words ‘girl’ and ‘woman’. Authorities identified Hanson as the user sending the threats.

    ‘It is absolutely sickening that Merriam-Webster now tells blatant lies and promotes anti-science propaganda. There is no such thing as ‘gender identity’

    - Advertisement -

    ‘You [sic] headquarters should be shot up and bombed,’ he added,‘according to The New York Times.

    Your Content for the latest updates. Have a story or news tip? Contact our 24/7 newsroom at 833.336.8013 or e-mail our tip line: [email protected]

    - Advertisement -