§61-1-5. Unlawful speeches, publications and communications.
It shall be unlawful for any person to speak, print, publish
or communicate, by language, sign, picture or otherwise, any
teachings, doctrines or counsels in sympathy with or in favor of
ideals, institutions or forms of government hostile, inimical or
antagonistic to those now or hereafter existing under the
constitution and laws of this state or of the United States, or in
sympathy with or in favor of the propriety, duty and necessity of
crime, violence or other unlawful methods of terrorism, as a means
of accomplishing economic or political reform, or in sympathy with
or in favor of the overthrow of organized society, the unlawful
destruction of property or the violation of law.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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