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SWAT Team Called To Maine Secretary Of State’s House Following Trump’s Ban

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Maine Secretary of State Shenna Bellows spoke out after her home was targeted in a “swatting” incident following her decision to disqualify former President Donald Trump from the state’s 2024 primary ballot.

Bellows expressed concern for her family’s safety and emphasized that threats of violence are unacceptable.

Maine State Police confirmed the swatting incident and Bellows highlighted the need to address dehumanizing images and threatening communications. (Trending: Transgender Actor ‘Purposefully Misgendered’ By Airline Employee)

“I decided to speak out today because threats of violence are unacceptable. Swatting the home of an elected official, who is doing their job, is unacceptable,” said Bellows.

“And what my staff, my team have experienced — what they experienced all day yesterday, was a constant onslaught of threatening communications. And that has to stop,” she continued.

“Many of you have asked if Brandon and I are safe. We are away for the holiday weekend. We were not home yesterday when threats escalated, and our home address was posted online,” wrote Bellows.

“It was a good thing because our home was swatted last night. That’s when someone calls in a fake emergency to evoke a strong law enforcement response to scare the target. Swatting incidents have resulted in casualties although thankfully this one did not,” added the Secretary of State.

Despite receiving support from the community, she emphasized the importance of speaking out against such actions.

“But it is important for all good people to speak up,” said Bellows.

“And furthermore, I also want to call out the dehumanizing images that have been placed online of me, the threatening communications to people in my family, and to my staff, people who work for me. It is designed to instill fear, and to provoke silence, to keep people from speaking out, to send a message — and it is absolutely wrong and we cannot stand for it,” added the Maine Democrat.

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