Repulsive speech as crime

“The Supreme Court Monday ruled in favor of a Pennsylvania man who was convicted in federal court for statements he made on Facebook, holding that current federal law is too broad in what it classifies as criminally threatening statements.

The case, Elonis v. United States, began back in 2010. After his wife left him, Anthony Douglas Elonis began posting surreal statements on Facebook….”

Via Supreme Court Vindicates Right To Say Insane Things On The Internet @ The Libertarian Republic.

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