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  •  It depends on what that is...you'll find that for (1+ / 0-)
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    martinjedlicka

    me a lot of things depend on context. If someone were proposing a ban on all violent-laden rhetoric, not only would that be a dumb idea it would be impossible in our culture.

    Conversely, if someone wanted to look at things like banning Sarah's gun site map in campaign imagery under the thought process that calling for the assassination of a political figure isn't protected speech...that might be something more worthy of discussion.

    "The revolution's just an ethical haircut away..." Billy Bragg

    by grannyhelen on Fri Jan 14, 2011 at 01:15:20 PM PST

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    •  its a matter of degrees over absolutes (1+ / 0-)
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      and why Constitutional law incorporates every decision made by the Supreme Court.   I'm a huge proponent of the 1st amendment and yet I believe in certain obscenity laws.  I don't find the that an ideological contradiction.

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      by martinjedlicka on Fri Jan 14, 2011 at 01:20:01 PM PST

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