Freedom of the press is an important protection, but does not extend to the media deliberately lying and defaming to make a political point. That CNN settled the lawsuit with a young man it inaccurately maligned is an important precedent. It shows the media’s anti-pro life bias, but also that justice can prevail and reminds us that we must watch the watch dogs to ensure our rights to truth, free speech and assembly remain protected.
1/29: ACRU Chairman and CEO Susan Carleson issued a joint statement with other conservative leaders demanding the mainstream media apologize to the Covington Catholic students.
1/29: Despite the exoneration, they’re still conservative and Christian, so the media will always be willing to interpret their behavior based on incomplete evidence and in the worst possible light.