Oooh...the ante involved with being in politics just went up.  The FBI recently had to visit  a sweet little old lady's home to confront her about reports that she threatened to castrate a politician who has proposed funding cuts for Planned Parenthood. 

Turns out that's exactly what the 80 year-old did.  NBC Connecticut is reporting that the unidentified woman, who in the past had volunteered for the organization, had phoned in the threat, and in turn it was reported to the FBI.

She faces no charges in connection with the call.  Authorities added, "While her call was meant to be threatening, it wasn't credible and the woman was never going to carry out the act.

Whew!  The lucky congressman will be able to breathe...if not turn his head and cough,  a little easier.   Read the full story, here.