Repeal The Logan Act

Repeal The Logan Act

The defense forces may fade away, and the flowers may die, but the statutes we have in our constitution do neither. The statutes live for an indefinite period in the United States. The statutes often become obsolete or in some cases fall into desuetude. These statutes even though fall into desuetude and rarely enforced, they always retain their effect and force until they are either held unconstitutional by the courts or repealed by the legislature(McLaughlin, Patrick). There are more than 4000 laws that are obsolete. Many of these laws are absurd and irrelevant. Among these archaic and absurd laws that need to be repealed or held unconstitutional is The Logan Act. Congress has to repeal this act. Thus, this paper highlights why The Logan Act ought to be repealed or held unconstitutional by the courts.

Congress has a duty to repeal the Logan Act. Globalized and modern communications have thus far been destroyed by the remnant rationale of the Logan Act. The act today will hypothetically criminalize constitutionally protected speech made by US citizens(McLaughlin, Patrick). Mid last year, some news broke out that John Kerry had a meeting with some foreign sources that included the Iranian ambassador with an agenda of promoting foreign policy at the expense of our current administration. So many folks can criticize John Kerry for his move but not least on the agenda of taking part in siding with our nation's enemies. One squabble against John's pursuit of his foreign policy is at odds with our Commander i

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