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Supreme Court to Decide on Law Against Lying About Medals

The Supreme Court agreed to decide whether freedom of speech included a right to lie about military honors.

In an important 1st Amendment case from Southern California, the justices voted to hear the government’s defense of the Stolen Valor Act, a 5-year-old law that makes it a crime to falsely claim to have earned medals for service in the armed forces.

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