A Connecticut homosexual is awaiting sentencing for threatening
the life of a traditional values leader.
53-year-old Daniel Sarno reportedly sent more than 300
threatening messages to Peter Wolfgang of the Family Institute of
"He made it very clear that he was
homosexual and that he was threatening me because of my beliefs and
because of my public advocacy on behalf of unborn human life, and
most especially the definition of marriage as between a man and a
woman," Wolfgang shares.
A postal inspector was able to trace Sarno as the sender of the
300 letters, which were received between last November and this
May. Federal authorities finally contacted him and were told Sarno
would plead guilty to issuing the threats. That happened August 15
the same day a homosexual activist walked into Family Research
Council headquarters and shot the building operations manager.
"There is a growing and disturbing trend of an effort to
intimidate folks like you and me -- people who are pro-family, who
are pro-life, who believe in traditional biblical values -- that if
we stand up for those values, there's a growing effort to try to
intimidate us into silence," Wolfgang observes. "We will not be
silenced. We will continue to speak up for what's right and what's
Sarno could receive up to ten years in prison and a maximum of a
half-million dollars in fines when he is sentenced January 3.