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Armed California man is arrested for ‘threatening to kill’ Supreme Court justice Brett Kavanaugh at his Maryland home: Cops ‘say he was angry over Roe. v. Wade leak and carrying burglary tools’

An armed man was detained by authorities outside of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s home and told officers he wanted to kill the conservative jurist, it was reported on Wednesday.

The individual had at least one weapon on him when he was stopped on a street near the Justice’s Maryland home, the Washington Post reports, where he lives with his wife and two young daughters.

Initial findings indicate he was angry about the draft opinion leaked last month that indicated the Supreme Court could be poised to overturn federal abortion protections.

The man was found to have at least one weapon as well as burglary tools, the report claims. 

The suspect, allegedly in his mid-20s, was reportedly detained after making a threat against Kavanaugh’s life to police officers.

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People familiar with the investigation told the Post that the man was also upset over the recent slew of mass shootings across the country that’s claimed dozens of lives in recent weeks.

Police were reportedly notified of the potential threat beforehand though no details were immediately available about the tip.

DailyMail.com has reached out to the Supreme Court and the Montgomery County Police Department in Maryland for comment. 

Tensions have run high on both sides of the aisle ever since Politico published the leaked opinion draft indicating that the high court’s conservative majority considered siding with Mississippi officials in the case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health.

The state had asked the court to lower the abortion limit to 15 weeks before asking the court to scuttle those protections granted by Roe v. Wade altogether. 

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