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Originally posted by tothetenthpower
reply to post by captaintyinknots
The constitution takes priority over state laws. So yes you could.
It's protected as free speech.
Now, you can't call him a pig.
However, you can say. I think you are a pig. That's a thought, which you can't be prosecuted on a thought. They can't fine you for "thinking" something now can they?
Originally posted by Quantazero
I disagree. I was arrested and conviceted of "disorderly conduct" in Ohio for calling a cop a @#&%*$! liar. Just a fine but still a crime.
Originally posted by abecedarian
Actually, the Constitution applies to the U.S. Federal Government, and states that authorities not expressly given to the federal government by the Constitution itself are reserved for the states and their citizens. The Federal government cannot establish religion, restrict your X amendment right, etc., but a state can unless doing so is in violation of that state's constitution.
Section 1. Full faith and credit shall be given in each state to the public acts, records, and judicial proceedings of every other state. And the Congress may by general laws prescribe the manner in which such acts, records, and proceedings shall be proved, and the effect thereof.
Section 2. The citizens of each state shall be entitled to all privileges and immunities of citizens in the several states.
Originally posted by Wildbob77
Do you have the right? Yes!
Is it the smartest thing to do? NO!!!