California Prosecuting Man Over Facebook Post

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California Prosecuting Man Over Facebook Post

Post by Jered » Sun Dec 31, 2017 1:40 am

Yeah, California is fucked.

Some dude made offensive comments on a CAIR page. CAIR got butthurt.

CAIR whined. Now they're prosecuting.

Volokh article. There's links to the court case and such, too.
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Re: California Prosecuting Man Over Facebook Post

Post by 308Mike » Sun Dec 31, 2017 3:37 am

Jered wrote:Yeah, California is fucked.

Some dude made offensive comments on a CAIR page. CAIR got butthurt.

CAIR whined. Now they're prosecuting.

Volokh article. There's links to the court case and such, too.
Yeah, we already knew Commiefornia is fucked - and when CA loses in court, I HOPE they sue the living crap out of the prosecutors for 1st Amendment rights issues/violations.
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Re: California Prosecuting Man Over Facebook Post

Post by scipioafricanus » Sun Dec 31, 2017 1:25 pm

Don't forget that the new senator from California wanted to do the same thing, and she wants to be President.
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Re: California Prosecuting Man Over Facebook Post

Post by skb12172 » Mon Jan 01, 2018 6:56 am

Phuk Kalifornia!
There must be an end to this intimidation by those who come to this great country, but reject its culture.

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Re: California Prosecuting Man Over Facebook Post

Post by TheArmsman » Mon Jan 01, 2018 7:38 am

They are in the midst of doing it to themselves. Just wondering how much longer before they really start to implode, with all the businesses and people fleeing the state.
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Re: California Prosecuting Man Over Facebook Post

Post by 308Mike » Mon Jan 01, 2018 7:45 am

skb12172 wrote:Phuk Kalifornia!
Don't forget there are a HUGE NUMBER of CA residents who hate the Leftists policies and despise the Dhimmicrap party - and almost EVERYONE outside the large cities voted against big government and their planks. Not EVERYONE is a lost cause (myself included)!!!
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A person properly schooled in right and wrong is safe with any weapon. A person with no idea of good and evil is unsafe with a knitting needle, or the cap from a ballpoint pen.

I remain pessimistic given the way BATF and the anti gun crowd have become tape worms in the guts of the Republic. - toad

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Re: California Prosecuting Man Over Facebook Post

Post by Rumpshot » Mon Jan 01, 2018 1:48 pm

Saw a sign at a Uhaul lot last week in Phoenix. Reduced rates on trucks going to California.

Sounds to me like they need to relocate trucks to move people out of K.
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Re: California Prosecuting Man Over Facebook Post

Post by BDK » Mon Jan 01, 2018 4:39 pm

Eh, Yes/No/Maybe.

A) Libel and Slander laws still apply - that Yelp/Google/etc have been given a pass on responsibility for publishing, without a legal figleaf, is bizarre, and a serious issue.

B) It will depend on what level of harassment he tried. He was clearly just harassing them - and its no different than if he kept calling someone an insulting them.

Its legally interesting, really. Depends, I suspect, on if he tried to circumvent any restrictions on his postings/how public/private a political organization's FB page is, etc.

Legally, what he did was no different than if he followed a woman around on the street, screaming "C*NT!" at her, over, and over again.

The issue becomes more where Society has broken down to the point that the state didn't have to interfere in a man's speech, because society would. Or, in the online case, where Society has yet to fully develop the means for dealing with such vermin.

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