Monday, June 23, 2014
Maryland mother sues convicted consumers of child pornography
ABC affiliate WJLA reports that a mother somewhere in Maryland is suing up to 100 “John Doe” defendants convicted of viewing pornographic images of her two young children being abused by their father. The defendants were in Maryland, Virginia and Washington DC, story here. On January 23, this column reported that the Supreme Court had taken up the issue as to whether “consumers” could be held liable for inducing demand for a product that victimizes children. But only those convicted are defendants.