It should go without saying that no one should be threatened or harassed because of his or her sexuality. But after District 91 Democratic House candidate Dan Manning received a death threat last weekend, it apparently does need saying. Loudly. A note clipped to Manning’s apartment door said “Will DIE,” “Kill,” “MURDER,” “Head OFF” and derogatory references to homosexuality. Manning, who immediately contacted the police, said he was initially intimidated by the threat but that it has now strengthened his resolve. It should also strengthen the community’s resolve to stand against such hate.
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