Teacher On Leave After Tweeting About Killing Justice Kavanaugh

Samantha Ness was put on paid administrative leave after her school district received complaints about her tweet.

Rosemount, MN – A special education teacher has been placed on leave after her tweet about killing newly sworn in U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh went viral.

“So whose [sic] gonna take one for the team and kill Kavanaugh?” Samantha Ness tweeted from her now locked-down Twitter account @lookitsSammm, shortly after Kavanaugh was sworn in at a private ceremony.

The tweet quickly went viral and was forwarded to the Minneapolis office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and to the school where Ness teaches.

Mark Zuzek, the superintendent of Intermediate School District 917, told the Star Tribune that the school district received a complaint about an employee over the weekend and placed that teacher on paid administrative leave “pending the outcome of the investigation.”

Ness is a teacher at Intermediate School District 917’s Alliance Education Center, and the superintendent’s announcement of the suspension of an unnamed employee was posted at the top of the school’s homepage.

“Pursuant with the data practices act, we are limited to providing additional information regarding this matter,” Zuzek’s statement read.

A spokesman for the FBI in Minneapolis told the Star Tribune that they were aware of the tweet; however, it remained unclear which law enforcement agency would be investigating.

Twitter users also reported the tweet to the Minneapolis police and the U.S. Secret Service. The U.S. Supreme Court also has its own small federal police force, the Star Tribune reported.

The Star Tribune reported that the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Minnesota had recently successfully prosecuted at least two people accused of making threats against federal judges.

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NearMintGaming
NearMintGaming

I so want to work for this school! You can threaten to kill any Democrat and get punished with a paid vacation! -_-

rnpjj2000
rnpjj2000

The movie stars are getting away with saying crap like this too... When are they going to stop allowing people to say things like this... We know they probably wouldn't follow up on it themselves but they might give someone the idea! It has to stop! This teacher should be held even more accountable for her actions because she is supposed to be an example for the children!

Jaded American
Jaded American

We have way too many leftist judges- the rioting loony leftists never getpunished. If a conservative had done it, they would be facing hard time.

righteous777
righteous777

There is certainly good reason to charge her with "Conspiracy to Commit Murder". Her words boldly and blatantly showed intent to incite murder via a team member. If I was the her local or federal prosecutor, I's have her ass locked up. This is not an example of legal free speech at all, or is it an example of allowed slander or libel against a public figure.

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"10/9/2018. The employee has voluntarily resigned from their position with the school district, and therefore is no longer employed by Intermediate School District 917."

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