A Texas man who helped lead the charge for Congress to pass a law against so-called military "fakers" was disappointed last week by the Supreme Court's decision to strike down the Stolen Valor Act. The ruling written by Justice Anthony Kennedy, stated that the act was too broad for seeking to "control and suppress all false statements on this one subject in almost limitless times and settings without regard to whether the lie was made for the purpose of material gain. "For the court to decide that lying about military service and decorations was a criminal offense would essentially endorse the government compiling "a list of subjects about which false statements are punishable. That governmental power has no clear limiting principle," he wrote. Read the full 'Stolen Valor Act' Shot Down by High Court article.
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