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02-19-12, 08:43 AM #1
Supreme Court will review Stolen Valor Act under which those who claim to have military awards they don't have can be prosecutedConcerns that the law improperly limits speech and turns people into criminals for things they say, rather than do, are at the heart of the Supreme Court's review of his case and the Stolen Valor Act.
Veterans groups have come to the aid of the Obama administration, which calls the law a narrowly crafted effort to protect the system of military awards that was established during the Revolutionary War by Gen. George Washington.
02-19-12, 09:18 AM #2The Reason People Hate Cops & Causer of WarVerified LEO
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I think this will come down to something like police impersonation. You can legally wear a costume or shirt or hat that says "POLICE" or even a specific agency, like the NYPD stuff. It's a problem when you present yourself through that item as a police officer for some sort of benefit or gain, or take on the role and authority of that position.Voting against incumbents until we get a Congress that does its job.
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