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Muslim convert gets 11 years for 'South Park' threat

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by mandym, Jun 22, 2012.

  1. mandym

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    Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/06/2...th-park-threat/?test=latestnews#ixzz1ya2ZpA20
     
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    Making threats against others is not protected speech.
     
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    So if someone says they are going to kick your behind they should be arrested?
     
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    In most U.S. jurisdictions it is a misdemeanor unless a weapon is involved in which case it is a felony.
     
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    [SIZE=+0]Yes but the problem is that such laws are laws of convenience. They are only enforced when it is politically correct or someone is singled out. I am reminded of the black panthers and the Tyron case where they called for assassination and nothing was done. [/SIZE]My question was this the intent of the original founders of the constitution? Why could it not be considered a threat to tell someone they will go to hell if they do not repent? It is a very vague law.
     
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