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Teen Jailed for Months Over Sarcastic Facebook Comment

A sarcastic Facebook comment about an online video game prompted authorities in Austin, Texas, to arrest 18-year-old Justin Carter in February for making terroristic threats. Slapped with a $500,000 bond that his family can’t afford, Carter, now 19, has been behind bars for more than four months. Mounting public outrage over Carter’s arrest, bond amount and ongoing incarceration caught the attention of attorney Don Flanary, who now represents Carter pro bono. Flanary will attempt to reduce Carter’s bond at a …

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