The thugs at ACORN are suing filmmaker James O’Keefe, his partner Hannah Giles, and news entrepreneur Andrew Breitbart for their role in the undercover sting videos that revealed ACORN’s everyday criminality for the whole world to see. (Here is a copy of the complaint filed in a Baltimore court.)
This is standard operating procedure at ACORN. If lying doesn’t work, ACORN goes for intimidation.
ACORN is already suing whistleblower and former ACORN/Project Vote employee Anita MonCrief.
In June ACORN threatened the ACORN 8, a reform group headed by Marcel Reid and Karen Inman, because it’s afraid of them and wants to shut them up. The group argues the ACORN 8 is violating ACORN’s intellectual property by using the word “ACORN” in its name.
It sent the ACORN 8 a “cease and desist” letter. Here is a PDF of the June 11 letter from ACORN lawyer Arthur Z. Schwartz of the New York City law firm of Schwartz, Lichten & Bright PC. Blogger Procrustes has some background information on the longtime activist lawyer.
Schwartz is also listed as one of the plaintiffs’ attorneys in the new lawsuit filed against O’Keefe, Giles, and Breitbart.