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Convicted Terrorist Claims Batman and Comics Inspired Him To Act

American citizen, Massachusetts resident, and now convicted terrorist Tarek Mehanna was sentenced to 17 and a half years in prison yesterday by U.S. District Court Judge George A. O'Toole. In Mehanna's statement to the court during his sentencing, he made several bold declarations about his beliefs,…
Police Officers Demoted Over Satirical Animated Videos [Video]
A police sergeant and a deputy chief in Renton, Washington have been demoted for the creation of a satirical Xtranormal animated video (you know, like the ones in those Geico commercials) that mocked people they worked with. According to an 87-page report from the Renton Police Department, the forme…
Man Sentenced to 6 Months in Prison for Buying Lolicon Manga
Manga collector Christopher Handley was sentenced to 6 months in prison last Thursday, after importing lolicon and yaoi manga from Japan that the federal government deemed obscene and prosecuted under the PROTECT Act of 2003, which states that any obscene illustrations, sculptures, computer-generate…
CBLDF Auction Coming at Comic-Con
The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (CBLDF) is planning a big auction at Comic-Con next month in collaboration with the comic shop Things from Another World, selling art from generous comics creators to raise funds for the first amendment rights charity...