Politics & Government

February 17, 2012 3:33 PM

Supreme Court to hear arguments on whether a lie is protected speech

Fake hero Xavier Alvarez lied to his fellow Californians. He never rescued an American ambassador. He was never a Marine. Most definitely, contrary to what told a Southern California audience, Alvarez was never awarded the Medal of Honor. He lied, until he was caught. Now, the Supreme Court must decide whether the First Amendment protects Alvarez and other wannabes from prosecution.

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