Thomas Talbot‘s historic debunk of Ahmed Mohammed’s clock-in-a-box –>
The Bill Maher debate, September 18, 2018 –>
Texas law on “Hoax Bombs“:
(a) A person commits an offense if the person knowingly manufactures, sells, purchases, transports, or possesses a hoax bomb with intent to use the hoax bomb to:https://codes.findlaw.com/tx/penal-code/penal-sect-46-08.html
(1) make another believe that the hoax bomb is an explosive or incendiary device; or
(2) cause alarm or reaction of any type by an official of a public safety agency or volunteer agency organized to deal with emergencies.
(b) An offense under this section is a Class A misdemeanor.
Related online, and this from the recap of the national story to the end of it: https://www.dailywire.com/news/32975/court-appeals-ends-clock-boy-case-against-shapiro-daily-wire ; The Washington Post on Ahmed Mohammed’s changed life (2016 retrospective): https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/a-year-ago-ahmed-mohamed-became-clock-boy-now-he-cant-escape-that-moment/2016/08/02/2b8650be-484b-11e6-bdb9-701687974517_story.html ; Related on BackChannels ; and Ahmed’s father, Mohamed Elhassan Mohamed (Wikipedia).