Judge Jeanine is being sued by a Black Lives Matter activists for reporting on what the activist did. The activist is DeRay McKesson. This all stems from protests in Louisiana against the 2016 shooting of Alton Sterling. Sterling was a known violent offender by the police.
McKesson was charged with inciting violence against the police, but charges were dropped. He was also sued by a police officer who was injured during the protest. Mr. McKesson claims that he was defamed by the Judge. FOX news has responded that they will defend the Judge with vigor and protect her under First Amendment rights.
As Written By Anders Hagstrom for the Daily Caller:
Black Lives Matter activist DeRay McKesson sued Fox News host Jeanine Pirro Tuesday, claiming she defamed him on national television by saying he’d incited violence against police.
McKesson’s action is one of a series of lawsuits stemming from BLM protests in Louisiana against 2016 shooting of Alton Sterling. McKesson, who was arrested at the protest but had his charges dismissed, received more than $100,000 in damages from Baton Rouge police, according to the New York Daily News. One police officer filed a counter-suit, however, claiming protesters had thrown rocks at him and that McKesson had incited the violence. Pirro referenced this lawsuit on the show “Fox and Friends” earlier this fall.
“In this particular case, DeRay Mckesson, the organizer, actually was directing people, was directing the violence,” Pirro said. “You’ve got a police officer who was injured, he was injured at the direction of DeRay Mckesson, DeRay Mckesson walks away with a hundred thousand dollars, for an organization that is amorphous, we got a problem in this country.”
McKesson’s lawsuit, filed in the Manhattan Supreme Court, argues she knowingly lied about him on national television, basing the claim on the fact the ……..
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