America: Ex-candidate who plotted Muslim massacre released because judge isn’t sure he’s a ‘true threat’

A federal judge scuttled a plea agreement reached between prosecutors and attorneys for a former congressional candidate who plotted to massacre Muslims in a community identified by conservative media as a terrorist training camp.

Robert Rankin Doggart pleaded guilty in May to one count of interstate communication of threats and faced up to five years in prison.

However, U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Collier ordered attorneys who worked out the plea arrangement to show that Doggart’s plot was actually a “true threat,” .

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This story may be from America, but there have been similar cases in the UK.

"For too long, we have been a passively tolerant society, saying to our citizens 'as long as you obey the law, we will leave you alone'" - David Cameron, UK Prime Minister. 13 May 2015.