The Hemet man who was a consultant to an anti-Muslim film that has sparked rioting in nearly 20 countries said he has received multiple death threats.
“I’m really tired,” Steven Klein said when he answered the door of his home Friday, Sept. 14, with a pistol in his hand and clad only in a pair of white shorts stained with what appeared to be ink spots.
Klein, an ex-Marine and Vietnam veteran, appeared agitated. While waving the gun, he said he was standing up for his First Amendment rights in helping with the film. He said he is prepared to die for those rights. Klein was a script adviser for “Innocence of Muslims,” which mocks the Prophet Mohammad and presents him as a womanizer, pedophile and thug.
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