RadioBDC Logo
Feel | Bombay Bicycle Club Listen Live
THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING
campaignnotebook

Brown pushes for new Stolen Valor Act

By Glen Johnson
Globe Staff / June 30, 2012
Text size +
  • E-mail
  • E-mail this article

    Invalid E-mail address
    Invalid E-mail address

    Sending your article

    Your article has been sent.

Senator Scott Brown made a pitch Friday for his Stolen Valor Act of 2011, proposing to modify the Stolen Valor Act of 2005 that was ruled unconstitutional this week by the Supreme Court. Brown’s bill would punish people who misrepresent their military service in order to profit. The law that was overturned simply criminalized misrepresentation of one’s military service, which the high court concluded would have a chilling effect on free speech. Democrat Elizabeth Warren favors modifying the original act.

For more from BostonGlobe.com, sign up or log in below

To continue, please sign up or log in to BostonGlobe.com

Access the full articles and quality reporting of The Boston Globe at BostonGlobe.com

Sign up

Unlimited Access to BostonGlobe.com for 4 weeks for only 99¢.

Are you a Boston Globe home delivery subscriber?

Get FREE access as part of your print subscription.

BostonGlobe.com subscriber

Click to continue reading this article or to log in to BostonGlobe.com.
  • E-mail
  • E-mail this article

    Invalid E-mail address
    Invalid E-mail address

    Sending your article

    Your article has been sent.