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Flurry of Digital Death Threats to NRA, Its Members on Twitter

Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 10:25 AM

By Dale Eisinger

Following last week's Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Connecticut, a flurry of rage and death threats has been directed at National Rifle Association members and leaders. The easiest place to make this happen? Twitter, of course.

While many of the tweets reference the irony of people advocating violence as a solution to violence, that hasn’t stopped dozens from making “digital death threats” to members of the NRA.

Referring to the NRA's vice president, a Rhode Island professor tweeted:

And then …

Others tried to unveil the strange logic of these threats:

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