Panel OKs Conviction for Email to Talk Show Host

11th circuit sides with feds in circuit split over free speech

, Daily Report


A woman's late-night, migraine-fueled email to a talk show host saying that she would go to a government building and show "government hacks" what the Second Amendment "is all about" may not have been intended as an actual threat, but a federal appeals court won't allow her to hide under the First Amendment, affirming her federal conviction for sending a threatening communication.

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