by West Central Tribune
June 28, 2012 at 4:23 am in West Central Tribune
(AP) WASHINGTON (AP) The Supreme Court has struck down a federal law making it a crime to lie about having received the Medal of Honor and other prized military awards. Continue Reading
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Didn’t think this would hold up in court. Wonder what would have happened if this person had received any financial reward?
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That’s the down side of freedom of speech.
For some time, it’s been legal to lie.
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I understand that it is not illegal to lie. That is why I said I didn’t think it would hold up in court. The question at hand is did this person receive any financial gain from his lies? If so wouldn’t that be considered fraud?
There is more then one way to skin a cat.
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If you get financial gain for lying its fraud, and for that some one can be prosecuted for. Another worthless law someone is trying to put on the books. I like this Supreme Crt..
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Still, fraud or not, it does somehow seem to detract from the honor of the individuals who actually did win the citation. Just my gut feeling, I’m sure the SCOTUS had to follow the Constitution as they did in the healthcare and immigration issues.
Sometimes, you have to take the bad with the good?
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