Threat Against Gay Relative and Her Partner Posted on Facebook Page is Felony in Florida

On March 18, the First District Court of Appeal of Florida upheld the conviction of Timothy Ryan O’Leary under a Florida statute making it a felony to send a communication threatening to kill or do serious bodily harm to a person, finding that the statute applied to a threat he posted on his home page against a lesbian relative and her partner.  O’Leary, who pled no-contest after the Duval County Circuit Court refused to … <Read More>