Georgia Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene believes leftist trans activists are trying to kill her because she wants to protect children from so-called “gender-affirming care.”
Taylor Greene recently introduced a bill that would ban gender-transitional procedures on people under 18, and also prohibit such procedures from being funded by taxpayers.
Nineteen GOP lawmakers, including Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz, have signed on to the bill as co-sponsors.
But on two occasions this week, police responded to Taylor Greene’s Georgia home in the middle of the night after 911 callers claimed people were shot at her home. It’s a move known as “swatting,” as an attempt to possibly get someone – in this case Taylor Green or her family – shot by responding police.
On Friday, Taylor Greene told Fox News host Tucker Carlson that the swatting attacks were a “direct result” of her filing the Protect Children’s Innocence Act. She added that it was “terrifying” to have police with guns drawn outside her home at such hours of the night.
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Taylor Greene also told Carlson the 911 caller admitted to the emergency-response operator that he or she was a “trans-kids activist.”
Taylor Greene said the caller was reportedly angry over her bill, which would outlaw hysterectomies, castrations and other radical measures being performed on minors.
“They’re so angry at me for trying to protect kids that they’re willing to have me killed, and definitely working hard to do that,” she told Carlson.
Despite how politicized the Justice Department has become under President Joe Biden, Taylor Greene did say federal authorities were trying to track the caller, who reportedly used some kind of scrambler to hide his or her identity and phone number.
“You know they won’t stop. This is politics today. It’s now political war,” she told Carlson.
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