High Court: states may ban cross burning

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The Supreme Court today upheld a Virginia ban on cross burning, a majority of justices concluding that the symbol of racial intimidation does not allot Ku Klux Klansmen or others to claim free speech protection. “The protections afforded by the First Amendment … are not absolute,” O’Connor wrote for herself and four other justices, reported
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