The U. S. Supreme Court ruled 6-3 today that anti-terrorism laws are constitutional even when they have an adverse impact on free speech. Justice John Paul Stevens joined the conservative majority, while Justices Breyer, Ginsberg, and Sotomayor dissented from Chief Justice Roberts’ opinion. Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project. Opinion here.
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Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, in 2012. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Campaign donations pay for more than political ads and should not be protected as free speech, former Supreme Court Justice John P... Read Post
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