Federal Appeals Court: Call For Obama Assassination Is Free Speech

Posted by | July 20, 2011 11:37 | Filed under: Top Stories

A La Mesa man’s call to “shoot” the president on an Internet chat site is  considered free speech says a federal appeals court.

Walter Bagdasarian was found guilty two years ago of making threats against a major presidential candidate in comments he posted on a Yahoo.com financial website after 1 a.m. on Oct. 22, 2008, as Obama’s impending victory in the race for the White House was becoming apparent. Bagdasarian told investigators he was drunk at the time.

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