The government throws a man in jail for mocking a girl

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    Ohio dad gets jail for mocking girl with cerebral palsy | Fox News

    Let me preface this by saying that that man was being a total ass wipe. But I don't want the government thinking it's their right to throw people in jail for exercising their first amendment rights. That's every bit as despicable as what that ass wipe did.
     
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    Wow, thanks for bringing us this useful news...
     
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    clearly, the america i grew up in is dead.
     
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    I don't know what's worse, the fact that this guy did this, or the fact that the government thinks they should infringe on our free speech rights because of it.
     
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    Let's all pray on it...
     
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    Gatsby wrote: But I don't want the government thinking it's their right to throw people in jail for exercising their first amendment rights.

    So ridiculing a disabled girl is your idea of free speech??

    Avatar wrote: I don't know what's worse, the fact that this guy did this, or the fact that the government thinks they should infringe on our free speech rights because of it.

    So you don't know the difference either???
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    Judge Sentences Ohio Man to 29 Days in Jail for Imitating Disabled Girl's Limp
    November 28, 2012 - In an apparent case of rudeness being elevated to criminality, a 43-year-old Ohio man has been sentenced to 29 days in jail for mocking a ten-year-old girl with cerebral palsy.
     
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    Just reading the story, no way should he have taken a plea. Should have taken a chance in fornt of a jury.
     
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    Someone should have just beaten the stupid motherfucker to within an inch of his life and left it at that.
     
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    I'm sure his lawyer told him what would happen if a jury were shown that video.
     
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    It IS free speech, and we all know the difference.

    Do you really think this assholes behavior rises to a jail sentence?


    Wow.
     
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