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Stolen Valor Act – the dissent

The majority of the Supreme Court held that the Stolen Valor Act would have a sweeping and chilling effect on free speech. Justices Alito, Scalia, and Thomas were in dissent. They said that the law poses no threat to free speech, but rather punishes...

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The right to lie

To no one’s surprise the US 9th Circuit Court (the most liberal court in the nation) ruled that the Stolen Valor Act, passed by congress, is unconstitutional. The act prohibits anyone to falsely claim military awards. The right to lie–to...

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