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Va. Supreme Court: Noose display not constitutionally protected (access required)

The conviction of a Southwest Virginia man who hung a black-faced dummy by a noose in his yard has been upheld by a ruling from the Virginia Supreme Court. Jack Eugene Turner of Franklin County was convicted in 2015 of displaying a noose in his yard with the intention of intimidating his black neighbors. Court records ...