Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Buzzfeed Blocked From Missouri Execution

Amid a new era in online journalism . . . Internets news now seeks Show-Me state execution transparency amid ongoing questions about the drugs used to kill convicts: "The state, in a court filing last week, also said that it has legal immunity from lawsuits such as Buzzfeed News reporter Christopher McDaniel’s case filed in August against George Lombardi, overseer of Missouri’s prison system. McDaniel countered that someone volunteers to witness an execution, and courts have acknowledged it’s unconstitutional to deprive someone from volunteering, saying they’re exercising their free-speech rights."

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Missouri says reporter doesn't have right to see executions

3 Comments:

Bob said...

The ACLU has become just another leftist front group. The only civil liberties they're interested in are those that help the hive.

Anonymous said...

Let the reporter watch his own execution. That should satisfy him.

Anonymous said...

Public opinion is against capital punishment nationwide. Anymore information about executions will garner protests in all the major cities. Police Unions can't take the heat right now.