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Letters to the Editor

Letter: Bob Parks needs better understanding of Bill of Rights

The recent Bob Parks brouhaha reminded me of an episode of Law & Order in which assistant district attorney Jack McCoy prosecutes the leader of an all-too-common domestic hate group. When confronted by McCoy about documented controversial speech espoused by the accused, the organization’s leader in his own defense insists he has the right to say what he wants. McCoy quickly replies, that, as an officer of the court, he has an obligation to make him accountable for his words.

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