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i sent a photo of a rifle scope box to my lawyer
he told my neighbor this
the neighbor then told my next door neighbor on the street in front of my home that i had a rifle scope and to guess what it was attached to.....
She stated i can not legally own a rifle and that she said "i quess that i should kill him before he kills me"
i have a mental illness .. bipolar.. my lawyer represented in a federal case in texas
i felt threatened by the people i had testified against and placed in prison .. (3 inviduals)
i felt that i should be protected. so we discussed rifles and i sent the lawyer a picture of a rifle scope purchased from wal mart online
he told his neighbor and so on
my next door neighbor and i have had a long standing arguement concerning a fence a dog and destruction of my property
she felt threatened by my "rifle ownership" which is not true
i have no rifle or pistol and have no intentions on harming anyone or myself
She and the rest of the street are "scared of me" now my lawyer stated this morning
i sent the lawyer the photo to present the option that i needed defense from the threats by the neighbors nearby and the 2 people which are serving time in prison based upon my testamony
this weekend my lawyer carelessly or purposely cleaned his rifle with the rifle aimed at my kitchen windows..
i am still not sure why or what he is trying to do.. careless or threatening ??? unknown why
I live in fear in my neighborhood since the rumor is that i own a rifle and i have enemies
i proposed that a needed to defend myself was the reason for the picture of the rifle scope
i do not own weapons. i can not purchase weapons.. i have a mental illness .. bipolar
i feel threatened by my lawyer even now...
not sure what i should do
my psychiatrist and psychologist have recommended not to discuss this with my lawyer or anyone in my neighborhood
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