Former Members Speak on Threats and Violence

From the University of Massachusetts at Amherst: The increased level of political violence that members of Congress fear and experience today has emerged as a common thread across political party affiliations in an extensive new survey of nearly 300 former members of...

Warning Signs

Patrik Jonsson at the Christian Science Monitor: In 2018, shortly after a deadly shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue, 80% of Americans worried that negativity and incivility would lead to violence, or even acts of terror, according to an NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll....

Threats Against a Judge

Madeline Fixler at JTA: Bruce Reinhart, the federal judge in Florida who signed the warrant allowing the FBI to raid former president Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago property on Tuesday, has been hit with a wave of antisemitic threats online. The outburst has appeared on...

Threats Against Congress

Andrew Solender at Axios: A series of high-profile security incidents is rattling members of Congress and prompting Capitol security officials to take major steps to shore up lawmakers’ security.   Why it matters: Threats against lawmakers have risen...