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I got arrested for illegal use of telephone because I sent

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I got arrested for illegal use of telephone because I sent an angry text message to my ex-husband. I don't qualify for public defense and I can't find any information on this law. I also don't understand why my First Amendment rights don't protect me.
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It sounds like you were arrested for terroristic threat. First Amendment rights do guarantee free speech, but our free speech is not absolute; not not when you (supposely) threaten someone, just like free speech isn't guaranteed for racism, or insulting someone.
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