Court voids law aimed at animal cruelty videos

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court struck down a federal law Tuesday aimed at banning videos that show graphic violence against animals, saying it violates the right to free speech.

The justices, voting 8-1, threw out the criminal conviction of Robert Stevens of Pittsville, Va., who was sentenced to three years in prison for videos he made about pit bull fights.


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While I have little respect for Alito, I am glad he was on the side of the animals in this case. One has to wonder how far Robert's and the other 7 justices's heads are embedded for them not to understand how cruel some can be toward those who do not deserve anything but kindness.
I agree with you entirely, Harold.

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