Skip to comments.Chicago Man Accused Of Threatening Lawmaker Over Comments On Gay Marriage
Posted on 03/26/2013 5:07:57 PM PDT by nickcarraway
A felony arrest warrant has been issued for a Chicago man accused of threatening a state representative over her controversial comments about same-sex marriages.
Stephen Bona, 49, had been arrested in Wheaton on Monday on a charge of misdemeanor disorderly conduct. He posted bond and was released from custody, but later Monday, prosecutors upgraded the charges to a felony, following a second alleged phone call.
A DuPage County judge issued a $150,000 arrest warrant for Bona on a felony charge of threatening a public official.
Bona allegedly called the office of state Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton), and left a threatening message.
Ives said a man called her office multiple times and made negative personal comments and threatening remarks regarding her position on gay marriage.
Last month, Ives told a Christian radio show that a same-sex marriage is a completely disordered relationship.
Theyre trying to weasel their way into acceptability so that they can then start to push their agenda down into the schools, because this gives them some sort of legitimacy, Ives said. And we cant allow that to happen.
To not have a mother and father is really a disordered state for a child to grow up in, and it really makes that child an object of desire rather than the result of a matrimony, she added.
She later claimed her remarks were misinterpreted.
DuPage County prosecutors allege, at 9:42 a.m. on Friday, Bona called Ives office and left a threatening message. Prosecutors did not specify what was said on the call, but Ives office provided a copy of the voice mail to the Daily Herald.
Your Tea Party brethren Sarah Palin put up a map that included the names, locations and faces of Democratic candidates and put them in the cross hairs of a gun, a caller said in the message. Perhaps we should do the same for you. We know where you live.
Bona was arrested for making that call, but after he was released, he allegedly made another call, and prosecutors upgraded the charges to a felony. Hes due back in court on April 29.
The charge of threatening a public official is punishable by up to five years in prison.
Her comments weren’t controversial. Thousands of years of civilized behavior is being upended by those who’s goal is to “smash monogamy” and “smash the patriarchy”. Free love isn’t free.
Insightful.. and true.
The landscape looks rather flat.
If the judge is a Democrat, his judgment will be between giving the guy a pass, because she’s a Republican, or severely punishing him, for threatening someone above his station.
I’m betting on the former.
I’m not sure what a tennis player has to do with this thread, but athletes like her always make a discussion more interesting. I especially like her pro-environment statement (minimizing the amount of fabric in her outfit is a positive with Anna).
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That makes sense. Gays who think they have a right to demand my approval turn my stomach (all people making demands regarding my thoughts or values revolt me), and Anna K more than makes up for that reaction.
I’ll fix that...
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Now THAT is making a ‘Mountain’ out of a ‘mole hill’!!
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Has someone complained?
It’s interesting that fascists can get you arrested for threats while these same fascists can order out their goons to kill you and your family for not obeying their dictatorial commands.
The Old North Bridge is coming into clear view, and we have lampposts from sea to shining sea.
AM doesn’t want a sudden onslaught of male FReeper monkey spanking to occur.
I guess not. I learned a lot from his explanation...
Throw away the key.
Throw away the key.