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§15-1E-89. Contempt toward officials.
Any person subject to this article who uses contemptuous words against the president of the United States, vice president of the United States, Congress, secretary of defense, or a secretary of a department, the governor of the state of West Virginia, the West Virginia Legislature or the adjutant general of the state of West Virginia, the governor or the legislature of any state, territory or other possession of the United States in which he is on duty or present shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.