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April 9, 2003
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Several Jewish groups hailed Monday’s Supreme Court decision upholding the constitutionality of a law against cross burning. “Today’s decision confirms what we have argued repeatedly, that threats are not constitutionally protected free speech,” said Abraham Foxman, national director of the Anti-Defamation League, which filed an amicus brief on the case with several other Jewish groups, including the American Jewish Committee, Jewish Council for Public Affairs, the National Council of Jewish Women and Hadassah.

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