In the news again, Hate blogger "Hal" Turner
was arrested at his home today in North Bergen on federal charges filed
in Chicago alleging he threatened to assault and murder 3 federal
judges there because of their ruling upholding a handgun ban, officials
"We take threats to federal judges very seriously. Period," said Patrick J. Fitzgerald,
U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois of the comments
posted by Turner on his blog earlier this month regarding Chief Judge Frank Easterbrook and Judges Richard Posner and William Bauer, of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
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