Boston Terror Suspect Tarek Mehanna Uses First Amendment as Defense


Boston Terror Suspect Tarek Mehanna Uses First Amendment as Defense. No, he’s not the guy who plotted to fly remote-controlled airplanes into government buildings … because that would somehow manage to make all of this even more bizarre … he’s the guy who allegedly talked about shooting people at a shopping mall and kept an online blog where he translated and posted “violent writings.” Tamer Mehanna, the defendant’s brother, said: “We live in a country where the First Amendment is supposed to allow us to say these things. We’re supposed to be able to talk about our views and share. …” [NPR]


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