Feds Prosecute Man for Writing Many Insulting Tweets and Posts

Glenn Reynolds Instapundit 8/28/2011

EUGENE VOLOKH: Federal Government Prosecuting Man for Writing Many Insulting Tweets and Blog Posts About Religious Leader. They told me if I voted for John McCain, the federal government would go after people who taunted religious leaders. And they were right!

Related: Anti-”bullying” language used to attack critics of public official.


More Speech Censorship

John Stossel’s Take Fox Business 10/6/2010

Should it be illegal to publicly compare the Koran to Hitler’s Mein Kampf? To say that it “incites hatred and killing”?

America’s First amendment protects such comments, but most countries have no such free speech guarantees.

Dutch politician Geert Wilders made the claims above, and today he goes on […]