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1 Amory Blaine  Sep 13, 2014 4:50:15am

Wow 2 years in prison. Putin would be proud.

2 steve_davis  Sep 13, 2014 7:01:04am

re: #1 Amory Blaine

not a chance. I’m not a lawyer, but this won’t make it past the first round. Prosecutor will either refuse to bring charges, or the first judge who does anything with the actual case, other than maybe set a court date, will simply dismiss it.

3 becominginvisible  Sep 13, 2014 7:17:37am

re: #2 steve_davis

Rational judges would dismiss the case but evangelist/fundamentalist christians aren’t rational.

4 KingKenrod  Sep 13, 2014 9:53:31am

AU takes the religious angle on “veneration”, but it is irrelevant. Non-religious objects can be venerated, like the ever-popular American Flag. The statute actually lists non-religious objects of veneration as well as “place[s] of worship”.

I’d say there’s a fine line between free speech and “physically mistreating” an object that does no damage (so it’s not vandalism) in a place used by the public. Free speech is more important that offending sensibilities, although I don’t know how “miming” a sexual act falls on the free speech spectrum (as opposed to an actual sexual act in public).

On the other hand, hate crime legislation exists because minority populations (including religious) are often the target of crimes. I don’t consider this a hate crime, but you have to consider the same principles apply.

Statute

5 electrotek  Sep 13, 2014 10:10:55am

Has Pamela Geller or Robert Spencer condemned this punishment yet? /sarcasm

6 SpaceJesus  Sep 13, 2014 2:50:26pm

hm

7 cinesimon  Sep 13, 2014 3:55:36pm

re: #2 steve_davis

The prosecutors will have been the people who approved (and likely came up with) the charges. It’s Pennsylvania, after all.


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