Did the Tennessee Legislature inadvertently violate the Constitution?

Jul 1, 2012 | Posted by: Word Dunlap | Full story: www.examiner.com

It seems as though a well-intentioned effort to crack down on internet harassment and stiffen penalties for those who would use the internet as a venue to bully and stalk others in a way that would largely be seen as illegal in the offline world could raise serious constitutional questions about whether an attempt to cut cyber-bullying could ... (more)

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Pikeville, TN

#1 Jul 2, 2012
Wow, something Word Dunlap posts that is actually worth a sh*t. Well I wouldn't say "inadvertently" Comon Word you know better than that, the government has been attacking our Constitutional rights left and right (more this year than any other year in memory) and they would love to pass treasonous measures countrywide that go to the lengths of this!

Well it figures that Tn. Would be the first to test this tyrannical legislation just like this state was the first to have TSA out on the streets.
his is getting F*ing ridiculous and I don't give a sh*t if they don't like what i'm Fu*king saying or will say to there face or online given the opportunity!

Get your sh*t together you fu*king id*ots.

Dunlap, TN

#2 Jul 2, 2012
Prosecute and sue me for this:

We had laws on the books. This was done in total ignorance by politicians who do not like criticism. Welcome to Stalinist totalitarian Government.

Bill Haslam signed this ind he is a fool. Everyone that sues the state for the constitutional violation needs to also sue him personally. This is a lawsuit happy society and this law was so poorly written the cases will tie up the courts for years.

Enforce the laws you got before you pass new unclear ones that hinge on intent. You don't know intent unless someone explains theirs.

Pikeville, TN

#3 Jul 12, 2012
How can a state pass laws that are a violate our rights as citizens of the USA? Freedom of Speech has not been overuled by the Supreme Court...Yet

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