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What Words Make Up a ‘True Threat?’ Well, That Depends

Gene Policinski.

CommentaryBy Gene Policinski

Note: This column includes language that may offend, quoted as part of musical lyrics.

First Amendment Center-(ENEWSPF)- As the COVID-19 crisis stretches on, we’re seeing more conflict, more protests and particularly more online rancor in the debate over how — and if — public officials should “open up” society or government restraints on gatherings, from bowling leagues and bars to religious services and retail stores.

The First Amendment’s protection for free speech covers most of what we may say, whether it’s impolite, insulting, biased . . .

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