'Annoying, Offending' Language Online Would Be Crime Under Arizona Bill

Distasteful comments and online insults are a mainstay of many social networks and online comment boards, but a new bill passed in Arizona could send people who "annoy or offend" to jail for up to six months. House Bill 2549, which had bipartisan support, passed in the state's legislature and is awaiting one final vote on a minor "technical change" before the bill is sent to Gov. Jan Brewer. The bill's sweeping language would severely inhibit First Amendment rights, David Horowitz, executive...Full Story
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