Man Pleads Guilty To Assassination Threat

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

A Wisconsin man pleaded guilty to threatening to assassinate Barack Obama in January, but said he was just trying to get word out about the apocalypse.
Forty-two-year-old Steven Joseph Christopher told U.S. District Judge Henry Wingate on Friday that he is the second coming of Christ, and wanted people to know that much of the world will be destroyed in 2012.
According to the indictment, the message reported Jan. 11 by the administrator of a Web site called "Alien Earth" asked readers to donate a gun and bus fare from Mississippi to Washington.


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