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GUEST OPINION: Disgusting, yes, but ‘cannibal’s’ thoughts are free

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By CLAY CALVERT

First Amendment Center

Cyberspace, perhaps due to the false sense of anonymity it provides, is awash in verbal vomit, offensive diatribes and morbid musings.

But that doesn’t necessarily mean that the sordid speech in question always falls outside the confines of the First Amendment safeguard of free expression. That was made abundantly clear recently.


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