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‘Revenge Porn’ Conviction Overturned By Minn. Court Of Appeals

The conviction of a man who admitted posting sexually-explicit ads online was overturned. The Minnesota Court of Appeals found the criminal defamation statute used to find him guilty is unconstitutional.

05/26/2015

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Joan Rivers The Patriot

Joan Rivers made an unscheduled stop at a Costco in Burbank, CA yesterday. She is upset with them for not selling her book. Things get a little hectic and the one-liners begin to fly. Check […]

08/08/2012

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Prosecutors: Speech Urging Suicide Isn’t Protected

Prosecutors in southern Minnesota say an ex-nurse was not participating in protected speech when he went online and encouraged two depressed people to kill themselves.

02/07/2012

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Good Question: How Free Is Speech?

When Hank Williams, Jr. first opened his mouth on “Fox and Friends” and didn’t sing “Are you ready for some football?” he was already in trouble.

10/07/2011

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Is Horn Honking Protected Free Speech?

A state parole agent says his daily horn honking outside Gov. Scott Walker’s house in Wauwatosa is a matter of free speech.

09/12/2011