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Re: Re: Boycott O'Reilly

by hardburn (Abbot)
on Jan 22, 2004 at 15:04 UTC ( #323201=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Boycott O'Reilly
in thread Boycott O'Reilly

ever heard of the 1st Amendment?

Adding to what Abigail-II said, the 1st Amendment only applies to the government. Individuals have the right to choose to stop buying from a company for any reason they want, and have a right to pursuade others to do so (which is also protected under the 1st Amendment). As it happens, the rest of us have a right to think Wassercrats is a kook and likewise pursuade others to do so.

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Re: Re: Re: Boycott O'Reilly
by ysth (Canon) on Jan 23, 2004 at 11:22 UTC
    Individuals have the right to choose to stop buying from a company for any reason they want
    According to a quick reading of some stuff here:http://www.bxa.doc.gov/antiboycottcompliance/oacrequirements.html there is legislation penalizing US citizens or corporations for participating in unsanctioned (by Uncle Sam) boycotts led by foreign governments and requiring reporting to the US of requests to honor such a boycott.

    Scary stuff.

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