Originally Posted by BlooMule
It would be an interesting case, since a verdict in his favor could cause PPO's to become null and void as threats of violence against a person would be protected speech.
I don't really think that's the same. This was a non-specific threat. It was a general rant, and given the context, it was a passion-filled outburst of free speech.
I think they probably should have given him a call and told him to knock it off. Now, they've just screwed with the way he makes a living, since he is an instructor by trade.