Federal appeals court upholds North Carolina man’s conviction for threatening tweet

By Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press A federal appeals court on Friday upheld the conviction of a North Carolina man who posted an anonymous threat on social media to lynch a Muslim-American political candidate from Virginia. A three-judge panel from the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected Joseph Cecil Vandevere’s argument that a threatening tweet … Continue reading Federal appeals court upholds North Carolina man’s conviction for threatening tweet