posted on Sep, 15 2010 @ 08:14 PM
reply to post by evil incarnate
Originally posted by evil incarnate
reply to post by ownbestenemy
Call the police and make a false report. Libel someone just for fun. Run into a mall tomorrow and announce that you have a bomb. Go to a bank and talk
about how you want to rob the place. After you do all of those things, maybe you will have the answer you are looking for.
Which all of the laws that pertain to the items you listed are not governed by Congress. They are local and state laws to ensure a civilized society.
Even those laws are not directed at censoring speech, but punishing the person for liable, false claims, threats against others and property, but not
Furthermore, the OP thread is about a sitting Supreme Court Justice that cannot decide if 'in the Internet age", whatever that has to do with
anything, is the burning of the Koran akin to yelling fire in a theater.
For Breyer, that right is not a foregone conclusion.
It damn well should be. What is even more evident is that he is saying it will incite violence, but yet do you see hordes of Americans threating the
lives of others when they burn the flag? Trample on it? Not that I see. Do you see large scale Christians take up arms and vow murder and mayhem
when their Bible is burned? Not that I see.
So the excuse that its a safety issue is another step towards replacing liberty with safety. It is a precursor to protecting a group of citizens, in
this case, Muslims because we fear it will anger them. Hogwash and BS all the way.