Nebraska police are investigating at least nine reported threats against pro-life state Sen. Julie Slama after she introduced a bill last week to ban abortions on unborn babies once their heartbeat is detectable.
The Omaha World-Herald confirmed with the Nebraska State Patrol that they are investigating after Slama, R-Sterling, said she received multiple messages online threatening violence and death against her and her family.
“It’s fascinating to see the death threats, rape threats, & sexually explicit comments sent by self-proclaimed ‘feminists’ to me, a female state senator, because I introduced a #prolife Heartbeat Bill,” Slama wrote on Twitter.
According to the newspaper, Slama provided copies of nine messages that she received, one showing the photo of a monkey holding a gun along with the words “this is a threat.” Another message referred to her “future daughter” getting raped, and a third told her she has a “great face to curb stomp,” the newspaper reported.
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