Reblogged on kommonsentsjane/blogkommonsents.
Who is going to arrest John Kerry when he returns to the U.S.?
May 13, 2018 BY CILLIAN ZEAL
Have you heard of the Logan Act? Probably not, since nobody’s ever been found guilty of violating it since its passage in 1799.
If you’re one of the many who are unfamiliar with it, it states:
“(a)ny citizen of the United States, wherever he may be, who, without authority of the United States, directly or indirectly commences or carries on any correspondence or intercourse with any foreign government or any officer or agent thereof, with intent to influence the measures or conduct of any foreign government or of any officer or agent thereof, in relation to any disputes or controversies with the United States, or to defeat the measures of the United States, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than three years, or both.”
No one to date has ever been convicted of a Logan Act violation. There’s a first time…
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