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Old 15th January 2021, 05:52 PM   #923
Reformed Offlian
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Originally Posted by metacristi View Post
You are specifically trying to claim that what Trump said is not covered by the First Amendment as free speech.
Incitement to violence is not protected speech. Seditious conspiracy is not protected speech.

This isn't some new, unprecedented idea. It's pretty commonplace stuff. The only issue is whether Trump is, in fact, guilty of the incitement and sedition of which he is accused. If he is, the First Amendment does not shield him. This is well-established, long-standing, mainstream practice. Stop trying to pretend it's some recent invention of "progressives".
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