Friday, December 4th, 2009   5:41 am | Author: Tony | Life | Add Comment
Tags: freedom of speech, judges, Turner, violence
There is a line where the freedom of speech crosses over to incitement to commit violence.
Free speech is one of the reasons this country is what it is but that freedom should come with some sense of responsibility.
Incitement to commit violence should not be considered free speech. It is a direct threat.
The NYT reports that Harold Turner an Internet radio host from North Bergen NJ has been broadcasting from his home studio since 2001.
At one time is was seeking political office in NJ but when the Republican party chose a Hispanic woman instead of him he decided to turn to broadcasting his hate radio program.
He is known for his anti-immigration and anti-Semitic broadcasts.
He was arrested in June for threatening to kill three Chicago judges who had ruled in favor of a gun ban. Turner posted on his website “These judges deserve to be killed. Their blood will replenish the tree of liberty.” He continued “The government ..continue reading