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BREAKING: Man Pleads Guilty to Threatening CAIR-San Diego

(SAN DIEGO, CA, 8/4/15) – John David Weissinger, 54, today pleaded guilty to threatening the San Diego chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-San Diego).

Weissinger pleaded guilty to two felonies – making a criminal threat and possessing an illegal assault rifle – and a misdemeanor charge of hate crime, violation of civil rights. Sentencing is scheduled for October 13.

CONTACT: CAIR-San Diego Executive Director Hanif Mohebi, 858-774-9991,

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