Calling Hal Turner “a danger to the community,” a federal judge in Chicago has denied bail to the Web talk show host who has been charged with threatening three U.S. appellate court judges.
U.S. Magistrate Judge Martin Ashman, who sits in the Northern District of Illinois, issued the statement after a hearing in Chicago on Monday. Turner has been in custody in Chicago since he was moved there from New Jersey, where he was arrested by the FBI on June 24 for writing that three judges on the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals should be killed for upholding a Chicago ban on handguns.
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