Man Gets 6 Months for Tweeting Obama Threats

Donte Jamar Sims is going to prison for tweeting about assassinating the president.

(The Root) — A judge sentenced a 22-year-old North Carolina man to six months in prison for threatening, via Twitter, to assassinate President Obama. During the 2012 Democratic National Convention, Donte Jamar Sims sent a series of tweets outlining specifically how he planned to kill President Obama. Sims now claims that he was high on marijuana and has since written a letter of apology to the president.

Sims’ tweets, surprisingly, have not been deleted since he posted them on Sept. 3, 2013. Check them out below.

Read more at the Huffington Post.