Court upholds freedom of speech in case regarding call for Obama’s assassination.

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A La Mesa man who posted racial epithets and a call to “shoot” Barack Obama on an Internet chat site was engaging in constitutionally protected free speech, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday in overturning his criminal conviction.

LA Times.

Seem odd?  It was perfectly legal when Bush was in power.  Hell, it was even being described as “patriotic.”

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