Faking Heroism: Top Court to Rule on Stolen Valor

In the few days left in its current term, the nation's highest court is set to decide a controversial case over whether people who lie about military honors should be protected under the First Amendment's freedom of speech clause. California man Xavier Alvarez is challenging a law known as the Stolen Valor Act -- federal legislation that in 2006 made it illegal for people to claim to have won or to wear military medals or ribbons they did not earn. Alvarez was convicted of violating the act in...Full Story
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