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Old 02-24-2021, 01:52 PM
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Default Re: Should White Supremist violent speech be covered by the 1st amendment?

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Originally Posted by saltwn View Post
Should speech such as asking for or agreeing with the killing of politicians be covered by the 1st amendment?.
To suggest the killing of a politician--of either party--is utterly repellent, in my opinion.

That said, it is probably not illegal unless it would appear to be taken seriously--by even one deranged individual--and therefore poses a real threat.

Note: The same standard should apply to the suggestion that a non-politician should be killed.
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