Friday the 13th: The West Memphis Three Living Free

Damien Echols at a book signing.

When you're talking about bad luck, these guys had it. In spades. But life is looking up for the West Memphis Three. I derive a lot of joy out of following Damien Echols and Jason Baldwin on social media and rejoicing in their happiness. So in case you weren't following them online, this is my attempt to persuade you otherwise.Jason Baldwin is going to school and becoming an advocate for kids who have been sentenced to life in prison. Follow him on Facebook.Damien Echols has written … [Read more...]

West Memphis Three Walk Free After 18 Years

They were convicted for being young, goth, Wiccan metalheads at the height of the Satanic Panic. Today they walk free.No evidence. Not a shred. Law enforcement decided the "Satanic kids" committed the crime and refused to entertain evidence that suggested otherwise. Recent DNA evidence exonerated them.Not that you would know this by the DA running the press conference. He didn't mention the DNA doesn't match. He didn't mention there was no real evidence. He didn't mention the evidence … [Read more...]


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