Friday, April 27, 2012

ACLU Files Lawsuit on Behalf of Young Teenagers Expelled from School Who Made Threatening Comments on Facebook

In light of Columbine and other school shootings, how can we second-guess the decision of a school to take disciplinary action against the students who make the threatening comments? A first Amendment right to threaten a life? I'd like to actually see the Facebook postings so as to get a clearer picture of the context, but it strains credulity to think there might be a protectable First Amendment right in making comments that purport to threaten the life of another.,0,116048.story


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