Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 5/20/2017- The Tyranny Of Unintended Consequences

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Saturday May 20, 2017. Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis discuss a lawsuit brought by widely disparate political websites against the State of Ohio for passing a clearly unconstitutional law purportedly for the purpose of restricting online harassment but is ripe for abuse in prosecution of speech critical of government or members of the government.

Article links- Lawsuit filed against online harassment law by liberal blog Plunderbund and the Portage County Tea Party

Democrat Representative Val Dennings proves that she is constitutionally ignorant and therefore disqualified from holding a federal elective office

Eugene Volokh weighs in on the Ohio internet harassment law. He’s not impressed