Skip to comments.Pro-family group gets SWATted: Website shut down after LGBT activist threatens company
Posted on 10/29/2018 8:11:20 PM PDT by Morgana
BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, June 18, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com) The Massachusetts pro-family organization MassResistance had its website shut down after a homosexual activist sent threatening e-mails to its webhost, including personal information such as the owners home address. And the internets most widely read conservative website bowed to pressure, as well. Image
The Kentucky-based web host company HostExcellence shut down the website last Monday after Adam Flanders, a 25-year-old LGBT activist, complained that the site hosted a letter he wrote exposing a homosexual organization in 2007.
In January 2007, Flanders distributed a letter to local media exposing the activities of the Rockland, Maine-based homosexual organization known as OUT! ... As I Want to Be. He wrote that its adult members were often intoxicated, propositioned or fondled minors, and turned a blind eye to pedophilia in its ranks.
Flanders was convicted of the sexual abuse of a minor in 2008 and is registered as a sex offender in the state of Maine. His victim was 14 or 15 years old at the time.
Sometime after that, he had a change of heart and demanded all media outlets remove his letter. Living up to its name, MassResistance refused. Thats when Flanders targeted the hosting company.
Flanders listed the company owners full name, his home address, and his business address in an endeavor that was clearly meant to frighten him, MassResistance wrote in a statement e-mailed to LifeSiteNews.com Flanders gave the owner 24 hours to take down the MassResistance site and threatened that he would begin various immediate legal actions against the owner personally, saying he was personally culpable and would be seeking personal damages from him.
HostExcellence deleted the website on Monday.
I think they just did not want to go up against the homosexual movement, Camenker, told American Family Radio host Bryan Fischer. Its an absurd, ridiculous thing that would never hold up in court.
The pro-family organization put its website back online with a new hosting company, led by a committed Christian who has refused Flanders requests to again silence the group. Meanwhile, Richard Mast of Liberty Counsel has offered his services to protect MassResistances rights, seeking an explanation from Host Excellence.
The move came shortly after Flanders convinced a Maine judge to issue a restraining order against MassResistance President Brian Camenker, although Camenker had never contacted him.
One of the webs most visited conservative websites publicized the groups plight, only to remove the stories.
WND.com (formerly WorldNetDaily) posted two articles last Tuesday and Wednesday, respectively. Both had been taken down by Thursday.
We finally were able to speak to someone at WorldNetDaily who admitted that Flanders had contacted them and had made various claims and legal threats, according to a press release from MassResistance. So WorldNetDaily took them down until further notice. The articles can be seen here and here.
The censorship of MassResistance parallels a broader strategy on the Left often involving SWATing, in which radical activists call phony reports in to local police stations in an effort to have the bloggers home raided by the SWAT team.
Pastor Scott Lively faced a lawsuit accusing him of crimes against humanity for emphasizing therapy for Ugandan homosexuals. The lawsuit was filed by the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR), a George Soros-funded Marxist group that regularly defends terrorists and their American enablers.
Last January, a left-wing activist called police posing as Patrick Frey, the proprietor of Pattericos Pontifications, a right-leaning legal blog. I just shot her, my wife, he said. Police responded in the middle of the night and handcuffed Frey until they discovered his wife was safe and very much alive.
Sheriffs deputies pulled up to the home of Erick Erickson of RedState.com in May, saying they had gotten a report of an accidental shooting in his home. Erickson, who had received threats in the days before the false report, warned his local police to be on the lookout for such a call.
Sarah Palin has said those responsible for this SWAT-ing must be held accountable by the law. U.S. Senator Saxby Chambliss, R-GA, has asked Eric Holders Justice Department to investigate the wave of false reports.
If they can do this to us, they can do this to anyone, Camenker said.
However, he said MassResistance will moderate its strong pro-family, pro-marriage message. And others are willing to help them.
Soon after our site went down our office got a phone call from a web hosting country in a foreign country across the ocean. They said theyd be happy to host us if its become too dangerous in America, he said.
Were thinking seriously about it. But has it really come to that?
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SwaTiing... now the unhinged leftist mobs are not just trying to shut down conservative sites but to frame people running them with crimes that could get them killed.
Nearly all the political violence in the country comes from the Left.
So much for the “Private companies can do what they want” MORONS.
“Tell me does this guy even have a day job? Seems all he does is attack Christians.”
That is is day job, as a queer activist!
A little behind the times this article is June 18, 2012. Much has changed since then Holder no longer runs the justice department and Obama isn’t president. Heck this guy may even have a job in 2018.
“A little behind the times this article is June 18, 2012. Much has changed since then Holder no longer runs the justice department and Obama isnt president. Heck this guy may even have a job in 2018.”
Yes I’m aware of this! This is the man attacking Life Site News right now and I’m posting his attacking history.
A criminal pedophile can shut down a website?
*8Flanders was convicted of the sexual abuse of a minor in 2008 and is registered as a sex offender in the state of Maine. His victim was 14 or 15 years old at the time. **
Flanders is the face of many male Democrats, by the way, and certainly of most male feminists. Female feminist leaders tend to have some of them around to do part of their dirty work.
That’s not “swatting”.
Flanders needs a good SWATting to put a bridle on this shit. Why aren’t these sites getting help from Liberty Alliance etc.?
The Left must be destroyed physically. Peaceful coexistence is no longer an option.
Name: Adam Edward harland Flanders Database last updated on: 10/30/2018: http://sor.informe.org/cgi-bin/sor/step3.pl?id=6036
1 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF MAINE ADAM E ... www.med.uscourts.gov/.../2013/MJK_03262013_2-12cv278_Flanders_v_Maine.pdf Mar 26, 2013 - . Petitioner Adam Flanders pleaded guilty in January 2008 to several crimes
1 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF MAINE ADAM E. FLANDERS , ) ) Petitioner, ) ) v. ) 2:12 - cv - 00277 - JAW ) 2:12 - cv - 00278 - JAW STATE OF MAINE, ) ) Respondent ) RECOMMENDED DECISION ON 28 U.S.C. § 2254 PETITION S Petitioner Adam Flanders pleaded guilty in January 2008 to several crim es in Knox County Superior Court, including aggravated assault , tampering with a victim , and violation s of conditions of release. In August 2008, he pleaded guilty in Ma ine District Court in Belfast to sexual abuse of a minor and violation of conditions of release and admitted a probation violation in Knox County Superior Court based on the same conduct .
2 to represent him on his federal habeas petitions. The doc ket entries reflect that the same retained counsel also entered an appearance in state court prior to the state evidentiary hearing on the state post - conviction petitions . 1. T he Assault Incident ( Knox County ) The underlying Knox County crimes arose out of an assault that involved Flanders and two victims, one of whom was a boy age 1 6 at the time of the crimes. (State Court Record §§ A.1 at 1; D.3, Vol. II at 64.) The other victim in that incident was the boys father. The assault took place in February 2007 at the home of the boy, his father, and his stepmother ; the stepmother was at home but was not assaulted . (State Court Record §§ A.1 at 1; D.4 at 6.) Flanders testified that he had been in a relationship with the boy since 2005 when Fla nders was eighteen or nineteen years old and the boy was fifteen. (State Court Record § D.3, Vol. II at 64 - 66.) Prior to the events at issue in this post - conviction, Flanders had pleaded guilty to assaulting the boy in 2006; sentencing apparently was def erred but Flanders was under a court order of no contact with the boy. (State Court Record § D.3, Vol. I I at 64 - 66.) In addition, the boys stepmother had obtained an order of protection from harassment prohibiting Flanders from having contact with the b oy. (State Court Record § § D.3, Vol. II at 66; D.4 at 6.) The conviction for tampering with a victim concerned the same boy as was involved in the February 2007 assault. (Stat e Court Record § D.4 at 11 - 12.)...
Flanderss self - defense theory is that the boy and his father lured Flanders to their house as a setup to get Flanders arrested, and Flanders responded in self - defense to the fathers aggressive behavior. (State Court Record § D.4 at 5, 7.)
T he post - conviction court did not find meaningfu l factual support in any of the recorded statements for a claim of self - defense by Flanders . (State Court Record § D.... 4 at 6.)
Flanders testified that he discussed a theory of self - defense with counsel but that he decided to plead guilty because he was concerned about a prison sentence on the charge of tampering and because he thought he might be prosecuted―unfairly b ecause he felt he was innocent― for having child pornography on his computer . (State Court Record § D.3, Vol. II at 29, 39.)
In the recorded interview of Flanders concerning the assault incident, Flanders told the investigator that the boy asked him to sneak into the boys residence so the two could have sex. (State Court Record § D.4 at 6.) Flanders told the investigator that he parked his car where it could not be seen, and he took a knife to use in se lf - defense. (State Court Record § D.4 at 6.) The boy let Flanders into the house, and he went to the boys room. The boy then thought that his stepmother may have seen Flanders, and he told Flanders to go out through a window and hide on a roof. (State Court Record § D.4 at 6.) The boy went downstairs, returned, and told Flanders to come back into his room. (State Court Record § D.4 at 6.) Flanders did so and 4 started taking off his clothes. (State Court Record § D.4 at 6.) The father then called th e boy downstairs. (State Court Record § D.4 at 6.) Flanders hid in a closet in the boys room. (State Court Record § D.4 at 6.) The father entered the boys room and was not carrying a weapon. (State Court Record § D.4 at 6.) Flanders swung his knife toward the father and cut him. (State Court Record § § D.3, Vol. II at 68; D.4 at 6.) Flanders told the investigator that he did this because he was afraid of the father and was acting in self - defense. (State Court Record § D.4 at 6.) The boy was also cut during the incident, and although Flanders told the investigator that he did not cause that injury, at the hearing on the post - conviction, Flanders admitted that he did cut the boy with the knife. (State Court Record § § D.3, Vol. II at 67; D.4 at 6.) Flanders testified that he injured the father much more seriously than the boy, although the boy sustained several cuts. (State Court Record § D.3, Vol. II at 67 - 68.) ...
the boy stated that when the violence began, Flanders took him from behind and held the knife near the boys throat; (2) the father was watching the situation and threatened to intervene if Flanders escalated the threat to the boy; and (3) the boy said that Flanders stabbed him at least once before the father approached Flanders. (State Court Record § D.4 at 8 n.3.) ...
In March 2007, Flanders sent a letter to the boy after Flanders had been charged with crimes based on the assault incident at the boys home. (State Court Record § § B.1 at 1; D.4 at 11.) Flanders wrote the letter while he was being held on pretrial bail set in the assault case . (State Court Record § D.4 at 11.) In the letter, Flanders asked the boy to exculpate him from criminal liability by falsely stating that the bo ys injuries were self - inflicted rather than caused by Flanders. (State Court Record § D.4 at 11.) Flanders asked the boy to use a last opportunity, stating that it essentially involves you changing your statement. (State Court Record § D.4 at 11.)
The Waldo County charge of sexual abuse of a minor arose out of an incident in June 2008 with a different victim than the boy involved in the assault incident . (State Court Record §§ C.1 at 1; D.3, Vol. I at 115.)
I find it a bit ironic and hypocritical that the left hates the police and wants them to be destroyed. Yet they find them useful when they are threatened, and use them when they want to destroy their political enemies.
God I hate the left.
There is a reason for the keyword term, homosexualmafia.
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