B. Thompson recieved death threats after health bill vote

Voted in favor of the new health care bill

Police from Capital Hill were in the Delta this month after several Congressional leaders said they received death threats over the passage of the new health care bill. Federal police visited Mound Bayou to investigate threats made to Congressman Bennie Thompson, WABG reported.

Thompson has several offices throughout the Delta including one in Mound Bayou, Greenwood and Bolton. Because of the threats made against Thompson and some of his colleagues, security at Thompson’s offices have been upgraded.

The Mississippi Link
4/20/10