We've Finally Found Something Lawyers Won't Do for Money: Sue the Department of Justice to Release Nashville Killer's Manifesto

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Three weeks ago, on Monday, March 27, 28-year-old Audrey Hale blasted her way into the Covenant School in Nashville, TN. In a rampage lasting only 14 minutes, Hale, a self-declared female-to-male transgender, killed the headmistress, Katherine Koonce, 60; the custodian, Mike Hill, 61; a substitute teacher, Cynthia Peak, 61; and three students, Hallie Scruggs, Evelyn Dieckhaus, and William Kinney, all nine years old.


We've Finally Something Lawyers Won't Do for Money: Sue the Department of Justice to Release Nashville Killer's Manifesto

In a sequence of events that has become all too predictable, the media went into high gear when the word of a school shooting hit social media. At the moment that the shooter failed to check the required boxes for the preferred narrative, media interest in the story waned. Instead of several days of stories pushing the “disturbed white male” and “assault rifle” lines, the story died. When it became known that Hale was transgender (see CBS News Bans Reporters From Using the Word ‘Transgender’ To Describe Transgender Nashville Shooter and Mainstream Media Finds the ‘Real’ Victims of Nashville Mass Shooting in Predictable Turn), the school was Christian, and Hale had attended the school as a child, you could nearly hear the whispers of “what did they do to him to make him do it” (the media were obsessed with ensuring the dead murderer was referred to by her preferred pronouns, which was the least of her worries; see here and here). See Mainstream Media Goes Into Overdrive Trying to Politicize Nashville Tragedy

Shortly before Hale shot her way into the school, she sent a message to a friend telling her she intended to die that day.

We've Finally Something Lawyers Won't Do for Money: Sue the Department of Justice to Release Nashville Killer's Manifesto

The immediate question comes to mind, why? And more specifically, why this day and why this particular school?

When the police executed a search warrant on Hale’s home, they announced they had retrieved a potential treasure trove of information that might help to explain why female-to-male transgenders are the fastest-growing category of mass shooters.


When the materials were discovered, the police seemed very definite that Hale’s motive and plan were found among the suicide note, three folders, 19 journals, phones, computers, and videotapes seized while executing the search warrant. Police Chief John Drake made a public announcement that “there’s some belief that there was some resentment for having to go to that school.” (see RedState’s coverage of the shooter’s motive at Nashville Officials Reveal Critical Info About Why Shooter Targeted School That Everyone Needs to HearNEW: Nashville Transgender Shooter’s Manifesto Will Be Released to PublicPolice Reveal ‘Detailed Manifesto’ to Nashville Attack, Yet Media Shamefully Try to Blame People on Right, and Probable Motive Revealed for Nashville Transgender Shooter.

There were early hints that the politically powerful (inside the Biden White House) lobby was putting the brakes on any release of Hale’s manifesto for fear it would have “serious consequences.” They mean serious consequences for their carefully craft image; they could have a flying you-know-what about severe consequences for kids.


Biden White House signaled it wanted the whole mess to go away as a transgender shooter was the last thing he needed in his crusade to limit possession of firearms.

As the days passed, the promise of a quick release of the shooter’s manifesto changed to “we may never know why she shot those people” and “you’re probably never going to see the manifesto anyway.”


If the manifesto and journals were “disorganized ramblings,” they would release them in a heartbeat. Plus, you can’t get from the initial assessment of a “detailed plan” to “disorganized ramblings” by any direct path. They are concealing something.

There are many reasons why that might be. For instance, the Nashville transgender “community” is making Hale a martyr. This martyrdom extends to Biden spokeswoman Karine Jean-Pierre calling transgenders fierce.

There is at least one claim that I can find for a Freedom of Information Act request. It comes from Mark Kilbane, who unsuccessfully ran (0.5% of the vote) in the GOP primary for New Hampshire’s 1st Congressional district.


An open records request by Sarah Fields of the Texas Freedom Coalition has been refused because the case is open. The shooter is dead, and there is no hint of a conspiracy if the case is open; it is because that is the tactic being used to hide Hale’s writings.

Glenn Greenwald, an independent journalist with significant financial backing and media platform, has taken a more serious approach.

Greenwald says:

We’ve spoken with 2 major law firms in Nashville who said they’d send retainer letters to represent us suing FBI and the Nashville PD to obtain the manifesto of the Nashville shooter, only to back out at the last second.

The political pressures are intense. We should see it.

Think about that. We’ve finally found something lawyers won’t do for money.


What is going on here is blatantly obvious. There is something very damaging to the transgender ideology and political campaign in Hale’s manifesto or journals. The Biden White House is leaning on authorities in Tennessee to hide this evidence until no one cares or until they can make it go away. We must agitate and keep this issue front and center and not let Biden, Garland, and the rest of the lawless Department of Justice get away with it.

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