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  •  So a Gag Rule Can Force You To Keep Lying? nt (3+ / 0-)
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    We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

    by Gooserock on Fri Sep 13, 2013 at 07:59:25 PM PDT

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    •  That's The Legal Issue Behind The Deadman Switch (0+ / 0-)

      There's legal precedent for "the government can require you to not say something", but "the government can require you to lie" would require new laws that would be on much shakier Constitutional ground.

      On the Internet, nobody knows if you're a dog... but everybody knows if you're a jackass.

      by stevemb on Sat Sep 14, 2013 at 09:00:12 AM PDT

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