Skip to comments.Louis Farrakhan files $5B defamation suit against ADL over ‘false’ antisemitism claims
Posted on 10/21/2023 11:29:42 AM PDT by thegagline
Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, who for decades has spouted off about “Satanic” Jews who control the government and Hollywood and once called Hitler a “great man” — is claiming his venomous reputation is a “false narrative” pushed by the Anti-Defamation League.
Farrakhan, 90, has filed a $4.8 billion Manhattan Federal Court lawsuit against the civil rights group, accusing it of interfering with his First Amendment rights by wrongly labeling him an antisemite.
“This lawsuit is to ensure that the abuse, misuse, and false use of the terms ‘anti-Semite,’ ‘anti-Semitic,’ and ‘antisemitism,’ as falsely charged by the [ADL] is permanently barred from being a tool to defame [Farrakhan and the Nation of Islam] and stifle the exercise of constitutional rights,”‘ he contends in court papers. Farrakhan contended he “has never harmed a hair on the head of any Jewish person or even advocated for such,” and boasted he “honors, respects, and even admires many members of the Jewish community, including his boyhood idol and one of the greatest violinists, Jascha Heifetz, who was a Russian Jew, and his own Jewish violin teachers.”
He called his contentious relationship with the ADL a “battle of Biblical proportions” and buttressed his court filing with 787 pages of “supporting” documents.
Farrakhan has referred to Jews as “termites;” allegedly called Judaism a “gutter religion,” and proclaimed “the powerful Jews are my enemy.”
“The Jews have been so bad at politics they lost half their population in the Holocaust,” he said during a 1998 speech.
“Jews are responsible for all this filth and degenerate behavior that Hollywood is putting out: turning men into women, and women into men,” he said more recently, in 2018.
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Jewish lawyers against black power Muslim lawyers, I wonder who has the better lawyers.
Is it still right if you prove the allegation to be true in court then the suit is invalid?
Or was that folklore?
Hitler never physically harmed a Jew…he just hired people to do it for him.
The claim of antisemitism is by NO means false, examples may be found on tape from interviews and plentiful statements in print from many periodicals.
Enough bluster and bellowing, and the plaintiff could be intimidated into withdrawing the suit. Depends on who runs out of money first, not on the facts of the matter.
OJ beat the murder charge, did he not? Even though he was slammed with a civil judgment later on.
Today’s lucky number is512!
It will be interesting to see whether “Black” politics in America or “Jewish” politics in America prevail.
Since our judiciary, from John Roberts on down to the lowliest judge, is not just broken but shattered all that is left is “politics” and THE STREET!.
Whatever law might be applicable is, by now, a joke.
SURE ARE HOURS OF VIDEO TO PROVE WHAT HE HAS BEEN SPOUTING FOR YEARS.
“”””Hitler never physically harmed a Jew…he just hired people to do it for him.””””
Even among murderous dictators, it gets even creepier when one of them will take time from their high office to actually do some personal killing or go out of their way to watch some of it.
The last time I heard from Farrakhan, he had prostate cancer. Why is he still alive?
The truth is a defense.
If there’s a more vile piece of sh!t than Xiden, this racist @hole is it.
Can specious lawsuits be thrown out by a judge?
And the Bee looses another one.
Ah didn't commit me no anti-smism!
How would y'all know, anyway? Youse JEWS!
The choice of venue is more important than who the lawyers are.
Super point, and with this case, Farrakhan could really luck out.
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