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Supreme Court upholds terrorist support law

by Brad A. Greenberg

June 21, 2010 | 9:18 am

The Supreme Court really went out on a limb today:

The Supreme Court has upheld a federal law that bars ‘‘material support’’ to foreign terrorist organizations, rejecting a free speech challenge from humanitarian aid groups.

The court ruled 6-3 Monday that the government may prohibit all forms of aid to designated terrorist groups, even if the support consists of training and advice about entirely peaceful and legal activities.

I hope you picked up on my sarcasm.

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