Raeford, NC asked in Libel & Slander for North Carolina

Q: Can I sue CNN or their anchors for racist slander calling us white supremist and KKK members?

They are reporting Trump supporters are white supremist with possible ties to KKK. This is false reporting and inaccurate with no supporting evidence. Is that against the law, they are required to have facts to prove their statement? I want to sue them to prove the statement and if not to pay monetary damages in putting me in a deplorable classification with out proof or merit.

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David Allan King
David Allan King
  • Raleigh, NC
  • Licensed in North Carolina

A: They would have to be referring to you specifically, rather than a demographic group you are a member of.

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