Re: Guns and Slaves

Lee Daniel Crocker (
Sat, 29 May 1999 17:55:04 -0700 (PDT)

>> Note also that the recently-proposed bomb-recipe bill in Congress
>> makes publishing certain information on the Internet a "Federal
>> crime of violence". If lawmakers can redefine "involuntary
>> servitude" so that it doesn't include the draft, surely they can
>> redefine "violence" so that it includes writing HTML.

> Violence, as I define it, is the physical harming of another.

As do I. But if the government has all the firepower, their definitions count.

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