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Supreme Court upholds terrorism support law

Supreme Court upholds terrorism support law 21 Jun 2010 The Supreme Court on Monday upheld a law that bars Americans from providing support to foreign terrorist groups, rejecting arguments that it violated constitutional rights of free speech and association. The decision came in the first test to reach the Supreme Court after the September 11, 2001, attacks of a case pitting the right of U.S. citizens to speak and associate freely against the government's efforts to fight terrorism. In a victory for the Obama administration, the 'justices' voted, 6-3, to reverse a ruling by a U.S. appeals court that declared parts of the law unconstitutionally vague.