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Squidboy November 7th, 2017 6:15pm

Taylor Swift threatened to sue a blogger who accused the singer of white supremacy. The ACLU responded and told her to back off and respect the bloggers right to free speech. Pick a side:

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ladyniner81 Embrace your inner dork
11/09/17 6:36 am

Why are these people go in after her? Taylor Swift sucks period. But to call her a white supremacist? For what?

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drself Gated Community
11/07/17 10:20 pm

Right to free speech does not mean you can say anything you want. But the fake news outlet will have you believe otherwise.

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jenkp223 Being a mommy
11/07/17 10:08 pm

Couldn’t it be considered libel?

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CMD1973 Oxford iowa
11/07/17 5:20 pm

Miss Swift needs to stop doing all these things just for the sake of publicity. Stick to singing, your good at it. Using the tabloids for attention only cheapens you.

TheBlackKnight Eclipse
11/07/17 4:54 pm

ACLU. Although the blogger’s claim was nonsense, it can’t be demonstrably proven true or false, nullifying its legitimacy as a legal issue.

TheBlackKnight Eclipse
11/07/17 4:55 pm

Furthermore, the blog had around 80 regular viewers. It wasn’t popular by any means.

LibArtie SW Connecticut
11/07/17 4:21 pm

A big ouch for conservatives, Taylor Swift or ACLU. In this case, I offer a Swift judgement.

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Zod Above Pugetropolis
11/07/17 4:12 pm

Because bloggers have the right to free speech but smart women do not? That is about the nastiest insult/accusation there is, I'd expect her or any decent human to address it head-on with a vengeance.

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UniversePlan Michigan
11/07/17 2:35 pm

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thatlibertarian
11/07/17 2:31 pm

Protect free speech at all cost. But Taylor does deserve protection from slander to a degree

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MrsCzarCastic
11/07/17 2:28 pm

Bunch of fucking bullshit.

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Yessy French Texan
11/07/17 2:26 pm

I would tell ACLU to fork themselves and sue the blogger over false conspiracy. She won one case she can win again. No more of this left paranoia, should be stop.

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zimmy Florida
11/07/17 1:33 pm

She has a right to sue.

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Robert97206 Portland Oregon
11/07/17 2:01 pm

I think right is the wrong word

Hogoke Constitution
11/07/17 2:15 pm

No she literally does has the right to sue, it doesn't mean she'll win the lawsuit but still has the right.

Malekithe R lyeh
11/07/17 1:29 pm

Sue the 💩 out of the troll

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rons on top of the world MA
11/07/17 1:11 pm

Accusing someone of being or supporting a radical white group without fact can be slanderous. Calling people Hitler is just dumb. I think she has enough money to sue the dopey blogger and cause a lot of financial grief to the blogger and ACLU. I’m sure she has very good lawyers.

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rons on top of the world MA
11/07/17 1:00 pm

Bloggers sit home in front of their PC playing with themselves. Fact!

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Trioda
11/07/17 12:56 pm

And also people accuse anyone they don’t like as being a white a supremacist to ruin them.how the Fuck is she a white suprrmacist

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Trioda
11/07/17 12:54 pm

The internet sites are completely biased now a days and anyone who tries to speak out against hatred and someone who is in the wrong get corned

TopsQueen Oregon Coast
11/07/17 12:53 pm

Taylor Swift. The ACLU gets a little full of themselves

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gow488 Wisconsin
11/07/17 12:09 pm

The ACLU because it's free speech.

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Malekithe R lyeh
11/07/17 1:28 pm

Free speech is not free from consequences.

44YY Boston, MA
11/07/17 8:28 pm

Anyone can talk shit on anyone they want. That is protected speech. There are no consequences of such speech

Malekithe R lyeh
11/07/17 8:44 pm

Sure and under certain circumstances you can be sued for defamation.

44YY Boston, MA
11/07/17 9:03 pm

It doesn’t even meet the conditions in the article

ctskapski NB MD
11/07/17 11:30 am

That whole situation seems dumb.

Vietman manhattan
11/07/17 11:21 am

She can say what she wants about the blogger, but there is no case that can be made in court.

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Vietman manhattan
11/07/17 1:33 pm

It’s already established that politicians and celebrities don’t have the the right to claim defamation or libel.

Malekithe R lyeh
11/07/17 1:38 pm

That is incorrect

Malekithe R lyeh
11/07/17 2:39 pm

It is recognized that public figure forfeit some of their rights to privacy. No one forfeits their right to protection from defamation of character. (slander or libel).
There are still requirements which must be met.

www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/defamation-law-made-simple-29718.html

TheBlackKnight Eclipse
11/08/17 4:01 pm

Malekithe, it’s not libel unless it’s demonstrably false. The claims, while a stretch in many people’s opinions (including mine), are not demonstrably false. Therefore, you cannot take the case to court.

Malekithe R lyeh
11/08/17 7:17 pm

The law of defamation varies from state to state, but there are some generally accepted rules. If you believe you are have been "defamed," to prove it you usually have to show there's been a statement that is all of the following:
published
false
injurious
unprivileged
People who aren't elected but who are still public figures because they are influential or famous -- like movie stars -- also have to prove that defamatory statements were made with actual malice, in most cases.