Man Arrested for Posting Song Lyrics on Facebook

Graffito near San Bruno, California, with lyri...
Graffito near San Bruno, California, with lyrics from the song Killing in the Name by Rage Against the Machine (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Police in Kentucky arrested a man and charged him with making “terroristic threats” after he posted song lyrics to Facebook.

Greenville resident James Evans was released from jail last Wednesday. Police claim the 31-year-old made threatening remarks when he posted lyrics to the song “Class Dismissed (A Hate Primer)” from the 80s metal band Exodus on his Facebook account last month.

The “threatening” lyrics posted by Evans, from an album released in 2010, read:

Student bodies lying dead in the halls, a blood splattered treatise of hate. Class dismissed is my hypothesis, gun fire ends in debate.

School officials reportedly took action after “multiple agencies” received calls from concerned persons.

Evans was arrested and jailed for eight days. A warrant says he “threatened to kill students and or staff at school,” according to WFIE.
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