It’s the 30th anniversary of the SCOTUS decision that ruled in favor of Larry Flynt and keeps Trump satire legal

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hustler_Magazine_v._Falwell

In an 8–0 decision, the Court ruled in favor of Hustler magazine, holding that a parody ad published in the magazine depicting televangelist and political commentator Jerry Falwell as an incestuous drunk, was protected speech since Falwell was a public figure and the parody could not have been reasonably considered believable. Therefore, the Court held that the emotional distress inflicted on Falwell by the ad was not a sufficient reason to deny the First Amendment protection to speech that is critical of public officials and public figures

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