Brown is pushing the bill after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the original version of the 2006 Stolen Valor Act. That law — enacted when the U.S. was at war in Afghanistan and Iraq — was aimed at people making phony claims of heroism.
The justices called such false claims of military heroism “contemptible,” but said they were protected by the First Amendment right to free speech "
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