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Be Quiet or Be Arrested

2002-05-14 15:24:37+00 by ziffle 3 comments

An interesting future is in store for us if things go on like this.

We have the first amendment, thankfully. The trend in employment law is to address the feelings[Wiki] of the receiver instead of the objective harm received. This is a slippery slope.


[ related topics: Free Speech Civil Liberties ]

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#Comment made: 2002-05-15 04:21:02+00 by: Dan Lyke

Luckily, that was in the U.K. Over here we've got... oh, never mind. Supreme Court says "community standards" can trump First Amendment. Apparently Justices Thomas, Rehnquist, O'Connor, Scalia, and Breyer interpret "no law" a little differently than I do.

#Comment made: 2002-05-15 17:29:02+00 by: Shawn

Hey, didn't I already post about that? ;-)

#Comment made: 2002-05-15 22:47:47+00 by: Dan Lyke

Yep. I need to stop making off-the-cuff comments without thinking...