Ohio in 1969, had Charles Brandenburg, a KKK leader, imprisoned for burning a cross on private property and making a speech that was later broadcasted on national news. Ohio's decision was later reversed by the Supreme Court because it deemed the Ohio statute was unconstitutional... Showed first 250 characters
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The statute allowed the prosecution of individuals who advocate industrial or political reform. Mind you that a call to actions is not mentioned. Just voicing an opinion that somebody finds objectionable is punishable.
Beauharnais v. Illinois (1952) saw the imprisonment of a leader of a white supremacy group for disturbing a pamphlet in Chicago... Showed next 250 characters
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