Unformatted text preview: Yes, the government states under the 2005 Stolen Valor Act: “Whoever falsely represents himself or herself, verbally or in writing, to have been awarded any decoration or medal of authorized by Congress for the U.S. Armed forces. ..shall be fined under this title, imprisoned not more than six months, or both.” Ruling: Xavier Alvarez’s First Amendment rights have not been violated and I would uphold the ruling in which he is guilty of his actions....
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- Spring '15
- Communications, U.S. state, First Amendment to the United States Constitution, Sovereign state, U.S. Armed Forces