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Court Rules Day Laborers Can’t Sue Fox News

By Hatewatch Staff on May 19, 2009 - 8:52 am, Posted in Uncategorized

A state appellate court ruled that seven day laborers can’t sue Fox News for defamation, despite the fact that anti-immigration activist John Monti accused them of assault in a Nov. 2006 appearance on “Hannity & Colmes.”
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  • Stephen

    Google “John Monti” on YouTube and listen to the 911 calls that described the day laborers attacking John Monti in the street. The corrupt San Diego Police Department with the help of migrant activists tried to wrongfully convict John Monti of beating the migrants. Unfortunately for them the evidence shown in court, which included the 911 calls, and other witnesses proved that it was the day laborers that attacked John Monti. John was acquitted of all charges by all 12 jurors. No one believed the day laborers or the corrupt Detective that tried to ruin John’s life. Look up the court records for yourself.

  • SAS

    Fox News has a long and ignoble record of defamation and slander against various groups of people, including though not exclusively migrant workers.

    I think this incident is another one in a long list.

  • Truth Monger

    wow, they finally stopped a court scam! GOOD!

  • Steven Terrell

    How about that! A court that actually gets it! About time! In the first place the illegal aliens are criminals. They should be arrested and deported, not coddled like little babies!