This lands in the incredibly stupid file. Threatening to kill Federal Judges doesn’t help gun rights and could land you in jail. A federal jury in New York Friday convicted right-wing Internet talk show host Hal Turner of threatening three federal judges. Turner, 48, of North Bergen, N.J., faces as much as 10 years in prison for threatening to assault of kill he judges over their ruling in a case […]
O.K. up to now the argument has been academic and sparsely cited with quotes. But now, some documents are coming to light on Supreme Court nominees first Amendment beliefs. A belief that speech on racial or gender inequality should be quashed and how speech should be weighed against social costs sounds good for some.. but depending on who is in power, ones interpretation of that could be skewed politically. I […]
First Amendment be damned . . . If Oscar-winning actor Sean Penn had his way, any journalist who called Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez a dictator would quickly find himself behind bars.