A woman from California recently pleaded guilty in a federal court to threatening to bomb a Catholic school after the school announced it would publish news of gay couples getting married, if the couple includes an alumnus, NBC Washington reported January 4.
Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School, an all-girls school in Washington, D.C. founded in 1799 and served by the first Order of Visitation monastery in the U.S., announced May 13, 2019 that it would begin publishing news of the same-sex unions of its former students in its alumnae magazine.
Two days later, an administrator received threats from Sonia Tabizada, 36, who called the school and said, “I’m gonna … blow up the school and call it a mission from God.”
A minute before that, she called saying that “sinners” need to be “separate”, and gay people should not be mentioned in the school magazine, while allegedly threatening to bomb and burn the school.
Tabizada, who is not a graduate of the school, faces up to $250,000 in fines, and up to 20 years in prison. Her sentencing is scheduled for March 23.
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