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First direct harassment letter to Cadet Blake Page

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Here is a letter Cadet Blake Page received from someone who does not agree with his stance (and his response):

Although many people have had a lot to say to friends of mine, this print screen is of the first openly disrespectful message I’ve been personally sent. 

"Constitutional Rights are not awarded to those who ask for them politely or quietly await their arrival, rather to those who passionately demand them en masse."
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Article 134 - (Threat, communicating)

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See Paragraph 60.


(1) That the accused communicated certain language expressing a present determination or intent to wrongfully injure the person, property, or reputation of another person, presently or in the future;

(2) That the communication was made known to that person or to a third person;

(3) That the communication was wrongful; and

(4) That, under the circumstances, the conduct of the accused was to the prejudice of good order and discipline in the armed forces or was of a nature to bring discredit upon the armed forces.

Explanation. To establish the threat it is not necessary that the accused actually intended to do the injury threatened. However, a declaration made under circumstances which reveal it to be in jest or for an innocent or legitimate purpose, or which contradict the expressed intent to commit the act, does not constitute this offense. Nor is the offense committed by the mere statement of intent to commit an unlawful act not involving injury to another. See also paragraph 109 concerning bomb threat.

Lesser included offenses.

(1) Article 117—provoking speeches or gestures

(2) Article 80—attempts

Maximum punishment. Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 3 years.

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