Class of 2014
Executive Editor, Volume 12
Staff Editor, Volume 11
Kelly Crecco is a second-year student from Wilmington, NC. She currently serves as a staff member on the First Amendment Law Review, is the vice president of Child Action, and is the treasurer of the Carolina Public Interest Law Organization. She also volunteers as a court-appointed guardian ad litem for a family in Orange County and has completed over 100 pro bono hours. Kelly graduated from Wake Forest University in 2010 where she double-majored in Health and Exercise Science and Spanish. Upon graduation, Kelly plans to pursue a career in public interest law.
On the eleventh anniversary of 9/11, the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other Americans were killed during an attack on the U.S. consulate in the Libyan city of Benghazi. The attack was purportedly sparked by an American-made film that presented a highly critical portrayal of the prophet Muhammad. The Wall Street Journal reports that the film entitled “Innocence of Muslims” was produced by a man who identified himself in a telephone interview as Sam Bacile, but whom the FBI believes to be Nakoula Basseley Nakoula. In the interview, Bacile described the film as “a political effort to call attention to the hypocrisies of Islam,” and later referred to Islam as “a cancer.”
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| Posted by Kelly A. Crecco on Mon. September 17, 2012 1:21 PM
Categories: Freedom of Speech