Freedom Of Speech In The Military

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In today’s society we as American citizens hold our freedoms very highly, particularly the 1st Amendment i.e. the freedom of speech. The 1st Amendment states that “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.”
Although obscenity, profanity, and slander for example, is not protected, the 1st Amendment however not protect someone from impersonating a public servant, but for some reason protects an individual from impersonating a member of the military, under the guise of freedom of speech. In this paper I will discuss my reasoning as to why impersonating a member of the brave men and women in the military should be a more heinous, criminal offense.
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In order to convey my belief of why heavier penalties should be put into place, I simply ask individuals, “Would you want a person acting as a doctor or public servant, without going through the process to become one, going around putting on a charade for their own benefit, while others take a loss?” If one were to answer “no” then the question that needs to be asked is why can people impersonate soldiers and not doctors? For example, on 16FEB2016 an individual by the name of Malachi Love-Robinson, from West Palm Beach Florida, posed as a medical doctor while also treating patient. Robinson, when confronted by CNN affiliate WPBF, he simply said “I 'm hurt because of the accusations and allegations. But like I said, this is not the first time where I 've been accused and I will pursue this. And when I do, you guys will know." This implies he will continue to impersonate

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