Knoxville, TN — In January, 2007, two young White people, Shannon Christian and her boyfriend, Christopher Newsome were found murdered in Knoxville, TN
Lawyers want the Internet Silenced too!
Having failed to get the case moved, the perps were forced to go to trial in Knoxville. But the lawyers didn’t stop with their nonsense.
In a motion filed with the courts this week, the lawyers are demanding that Internet web sites be FORBIDDEN from allowing anonymous comments about the case to appear online!
They claim that anonymous comments - especially those which comment about the racial aspects of the case - are interfering with the Defendant’s Sixth Amendment rights to a fair trial. The lawyers claim they cannot find a Juror anywhere in Tennessee who hasn’t read or heard about the case!
Read the details of the latest effort to silence anonymous comments Here
Maybe if their clients weren’t brutal murderer’s they wouldn’t have this problem!
The courts have yet to rule on whether or not YOUR free speech might be curtailed so the murderer can get a fair trial, but rest assured whatever the court ruling, THIS BLOG will allow anonymous comments.
If need-be, I will re-install my own server at a data center, beyond the reach of Tennessee Courts and Google “Blogger” Terms of Service, so the public will continue to have a place to speak. More