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Subject: Fed & Va Officials Tramples Vet's Right Date: 8/21/2012 2:32 PM
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Free Speech--Hell No.

http://washington.cbslocal.com/2012/08/21/military-vet-detai...

A former Marine involuntarily detained for psychiatric evaluation for posting strident anti-government messages on Facebook has received an outpouring of support from people who say authorities are trampling on his First Amendment rights.

Brandon J. Raub, 26, has been in custody since FBI and Secret Service agents and Chesterfield County police questioned him Thursday evening about what they considered ominous posts talking of a coming revolution. In one message earlier this month, Raub wrote: “Sharpen my axe; I’m here to sever heads.”

Police — acting under a state law that allows emergency, temporary psychiatric commitments upon the recommendation of a mental health professional — took Raub to the John Randolph Medical Center in Hopewell. He was not charged with any crime.

The Soviets also liked to place wrong thinking individuals in psychiatric institutions[jail].
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