Testing the Limits of Free Speech

Video-game trash talk and a “swatting” hoax cost an innocent Kansas man his life in 2017. Now, the person responsible for the prank has been sentenced to 20-years in Federal prison.

“Free Speech * Conditions Apply” by street artist Fukt. (photo: wiredforlego)

The Reckoning

Now, Tyler Barriss has been sentenced in a Kansas court to 20-years in Federal prison. The landmark case sets a new judiciary precedent for crimes of this nature.

Entitled to Free Speech. And the Consequences of that Speech.

How can mere words typed onto a computer keyboard a thousand miles away get you 20-years in prison?

Dangerous Ideas

So-called “manifestos” written by serial and spree killers should also fall under this category. They should be banned.

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