GOP lawmaker claims free speech right to call for lynching of anti-Confederate elected officials

Mississippi lawmaker argues that he was exercising his free speech rights when he called for elected to be “lynched” for removing Confederate flags and monuments from public display.

Lawyers for state Rep. Karl Oliver (R-Winona) responded to a lawsuit filed against him by attorney and activist Carlos Moore, who asked the court to order the Republican lawmaker to read books about Emmett Till and other black Americans who were lynched, reported WJTV-TV.

via RawStory GOP lawmaker claims free speech right to call for lynching of anti-Confederate elected officials

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