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Attorney Larry Klayman, the founder of Judicial Watch and Freedom Watch, says he will seek $50 million in damages from MSNBC and commentator Rachel Maddow on behalf of rock singer Bradlee Deans.

The suit, which Klayman says will be filed in the District of Columbia’s Superior Court, will allege that former rock singer Bradlee Deen was targeted by Maddow. The suit alleges that on her MSNBC show, she accused him of advocating  the killing of homosexuals.

This case is filed as a matter of principle,” stated Klayman. “We need more Bradlee Deans in the world and hateful left wing television commentators must be made to respect not only his mission but the law.” 

Bradlee heads up “You Can Run But You Cannot Hide International, Inc.,” a foundation that it states in a press release is “dedicated to restoring morality and values in the nation’s youth.”

Dean, according to the news release, “came to Christ after suffering a hard life as a young boy, has dedicated his life to this mission, a mission that has been under attack by liberal media since its inception.”

“In the course of his ministry, Dean once made a statement on radio criticizing his fellow Christians for not taking a stronger stand about the gay rights lobby promoting homosexuality in the schools,” said the news release. “He made a strong reference to Muslims taking the issue more seriously in the context of Shari’a law, but did not condone their practices. It was Bradlee’s intent to focus attention on the issue, not to advocate harm to anyone.”

The press release goes on to say that despite “the very clear disclaimer by Bradlee Dean on his ministries website and elsewhere regarding the false accusation that he was calling for the execution of homosexuals, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow and others seized on and accused Dean on her show of supporting the killing of homosexuals, as is the practice in some radical Islamic countries.

“This seriously has harmed Dean and the ministry, who pride themselves on respect and love for all people.

“This suit,” said the news release, “may just be the first in a series of cases meant to protect the fine reputation of Dean and his ministry.”

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