Florida Man Pleads Guilty to Hate Crime for Threatening to Firebomb Two Mosques and Shoot Worshippers

The right to worship as one chooses, free from threats and intimidation, is one of the core principles upon which our great nation was founded,” said U.S. Attorney A. Lee Bentley III of the Middle District of Florida.  “The U.S. Attorney’s Office is committed to taking whatever action is necessary to vindicate this important First Amendment right.”

Sentencing for the defendant will be scheduled at a later date.  Schnitzler faces a maximum sentence of 20 years in federal prison. “….more:justice.gov/