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  •  It's clear the police and the DA are being (5+ / 0-)

    malicious in their prosecution of this case.  They can be held liable for it personally.

    After all, they are paid to know the law and how to enforce it.

    http://www.law.cornell.edu/...

    Whoever, under color of any law, statute, ordinance, regulation, or custom, willfully subjects any person in any State, Territory, Commonwealth, Possession, or District to the deprivation of any rights, privileges, or immunities secured or protected by the Constitution or laws of the United States, or to different punishments, pains, or penalties, on account of such person being an alien, or by reason of his color, or race, than are prescribed for the punishment of citizens, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than one year, or both; and if bodily injury results from the acts committed in violation of this section or if such acts include the use, attempted use, or threatened use of a dangerous weapon, explosives, or fire, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than ten years, or both; and if death results from the acts committed in violation of this section or if such acts include kidnapping or an attempt to kidnap, aggravated sexual abuse, or an attempt to commit aggravated sexual abuse, or an attempt to kill, shall be fined under this title, or imprisoned for any term of years or for life, or both, or may be sentenced to death.

    -7.62; -5.95 The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.~Tesla

    by gerrilea on Sat Jan 12, 2013 at 08:21:00 PM PST

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    •  I don't see that. (1+ / 0-)
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      I think that facebook post is exactly the kind of thing that would, and should, be prosecuted under this law. And thus far, the law has not been ruled unconstitutional.

      We were not ahead of our time, we led the way to our time.

      by i understand on Sat Jan 12, 2013 at 08:30:23 PM PST

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