The FBI has set up a process to track threats against school-board members and teachers. Some law-enforcement officials and Republican lawmakers say the directive could improperly target parents protesting local education policies.
An internal FBI email shows the agency is using “counterterrorism tools” to monitor threats against school board members and teachers, a revelation Republicans say conflicts with congressional testimony by Attorney General Merrick Garland.
The FBI is working to assess the number of threats made against school board members and teachers, using a tracking tool that it says will help implement a directive from Attorney General Merrick Garland that has come under criticism from Republicans.
What people are saying?
Lonely Indiana Democrat Parents have been going to school board meetings and have threatened school boardmembersandteachers. There is video and the idiots left messages in voice mail, text or email. This has happened. Their faux outrage has rightfully got them in trouble.
Michael L. Cornelius Maybe, just maybe the highest law enforcement official in our state should show concern over parents who are threatening the lives of school boardmembersandteachers. May be too much to ask from someone more interested in his candidacy for one job than doing his current one.