The Money Heifer

This is no joke. And who can afford losing her job in this economy?

As reported in the August 8, 2012 edition of The Washington Post:

“Daniel Ray Carter Jr. logged on to Facebook and did what millions do each day: He ‘liked’ a page by clicking the site’s thumbs up icon. The problem was that the page was for a candidate who was challenging his boss, the sheriff of Hampton, Va.

That simple mouse click, Carter says, caused the sheriff to fire him from his job as a deputy and put him at the center of an emerging First Amendment debate over the ubiquitous digital seal of approval: Is liking something on Facebook protected free speech?”

The article continues by stating a district judge (trial judge) at a federal court in Virginia ruled against Carter and five other plaintiffs. Now those plaintiffs have appealed the ruling to the…

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