Supremes got this one wrong-Stolen Valor Act


The US Supreme Court on Thursday struck down the Stolen Valor Act, which made it a crime to lie about receiving military medals. By a 6-3 decision, the high court said the right to lie about medals and military service, while unattractive, is protected …



As I said in the Playground thread, the Supreme Court was correct. Obviously, only a scumbag would lie about something like that. But even scumbags have the right to free speech. That law violates the First Amendment.