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Anyone from Pennsylvania? Have a legal question.

Does anyone know what the law is as far as if someone may have threatened to spit on someone? Where can they maybe go for legal advice? They tried the police but didn't get a very definitive answer. Thank you.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 7:15 PM on Sep. 21, 2013 in Teens (13-17)

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  • I don't think threatening to spit on someone is a legal issue. Really.
    Mrs_Prissy

    Answer by Mrs_Prissy at 7:18 PM on Sep. 21, 2013

  • While spitting on someone IS considered assault. Threatening to spit on someone is nothing. If you, or someone else, has gone to the police with this, and they told you there is nothing you can do, that is your answer.
    Rosehawk

    Answer by Rosehawk at 7:20 PM on Sep. 21, 2013

  • Thank you both, I thought so, was just wondering. Thanks.
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 7:24 PM on Sep. 21, 2013

  • While threatening to spit on someone is low-class and unsavory, the police probably have bigger issues to worry about.
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 7:24 PM on Sep. 21, 2013

  • Trying to take legal action against someone who threatens to spit is just petty. It's spit. While it may be disgusting it's not battery acid.
    Ginger0104

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 7:32 PM on Sep. 21, 2013

  • my head hurts!
    luvmygrandgirl

    Answer by luvmygrandgirl at 7:46 PM on Sep. 21, 2013

  • it is illegal to spit on others mostly because of the sanitation reasons as well as it incites violence.


    It isn't illegal to threaten that though...now if they threatened to stab you..that would be different.
    tntmom1027

    Answer by tntmom1027 at 7:47 PM on Sep. 21, 2013

  • Spitting is not assault. Sorry
    Threatening to spit is even less than not assault.
    Dardenella

    Answer by Dardenella at 7:53 PM on Sep. 21, 2013

  • Spitting is in fact illegal.
    Here
    and
    Here

    Additionally spit may contain:Hepatitis, AIDS, common cold, the flu, among other bacterial and viral infections.

    feralxat

    Answer by feralxat at 8:05 PM on Sep. 21, 2013

  • there is a sinus infection in my spit!
    luvmygrandgirl

    Answer by luvmygrandgirl at 8:07 PM on Sep. 21, 2013

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