Lawyer claims death threats after anti-Black Lives Matter lawsuit

Lawyer claims death threats after anti-Black Lives Matter lawsuit
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A conservative lawyer has notified the FBI about what he claims are death threats after he filed a lawsuit accusing the Black Lives Matter movement, President Obama, Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonTrump: Cohen only became a ‘rat’ after FBI 'broke into' office Giuliani indicates Trump Tower Moscow discussions took place up until November 2016 Hillary Clinton writes letter to 8-year-old girl who lost class president to male classmate MORE and others of inciting a “race war.”

After filing the lawsuit on behalf of Dallas police Sgt. Demetrick Pennie, lawyer Larry Klayman claimed that both he and his client have been subjected to threats.


“I’m concerned for my client’s safety, Demetrick’s safety — Sgt. Pennie — and for myself,” Klayman, a frequent legal nuisance to Obama, said on Wednesday.

“It’s an effort to intimidate me and my client.”

Shortly after Klayman first filed his lawsuit in July, he received a voicemail on his cellphone that appears to threaten his family.

“Fuck you, you cracker bitch,” a male voice can be heard saying in the message. “You fuck with the Black Panthers and the Black Lives Matter and all black people in this country.

“You leave the goddamn president alone. You should be worried about the safety of your own goddamn family.”

Klayman also notified law enforcement of other messages allegedly sent to Pennie on social media networks, though it’s unclear whether the FBI would treat them as threats.

“Eat a dick pig,” one person wrote on Facebook.

Another imagines a “future headline” in which Pennie “was found in a hotel room, shortly after filing a lawsuit against Hillary Clinton, with 15 self-inflicted gunshot wounds to the back.”

“Neither Sgt. Pennie nor I will be deterred by these threats,” Klayman told The Hill. “In fact, we’re emboldened by them. Although they must be taken seriously, it will not deter us from what we’re doing, which is trying to bring about justice.”

Klayman’s lawsuit, which Pennie joined this month, accuses multiple prominent Black Lives Matter activists, the New Black Panthers Party and others of “inciting and causing serious bodily injury or death to police officers and other law enforcement persons of all races and ethnicities, Jews, and Caucasians.” Also named in the suit are Obama, Clinton, former Attorney General Eric HolderEric Himpton HolderNew Jersey redistricting reform blasted as gerrymandering power grab Trump attorney general pick a prolific donor to GOP candidates, groups: report Trump on sharing photo of Rosenstein behind bars: 'He should have never picked a special counsel' MORE, billionaire George Soros, Rev. Al Sharpton and Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan.

“They’re all working together, either in parallel or communicating with one another,” said Klayman.