Cyberspeech on Trial

A judge KOs an indecency law, and a jury hits an antiabortion website with a $107 million verdict

If you wanted to gun down an abortion doctor, the Nuremberg Files was your website. It featured names, home addresses and photos of doctors who perform abortions--even the names and ages of their kids. Along with mangled fetuses and dripping blood, it boasted a handy checklist of "baby butchers" who were healthy (in black), as well as those who had been wounded (in gray) or killed (crossed out). It didn't quite make the case for pulling the trigger, but it pointed the way to sites that did. In 1995 Planned Parenthood and several targeted doctors sued the site's backers, charging that...

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