Maury County Sheriff Bucky Rowland Files Answer in First Amendment Civil Rights Lawsuit In U . S. District Court – Nashville, TN

NASHVILLE, TN – On Thursday,  December 7, 2016,  attorneys for Maury County Sheriff Bucky Rowland filed an Answer in U. S. District Court in Nashville, Tennessee,  to a First Amendment Civil Rights Complaint filed by a reporter for www.billygoboy.com on August 23, 2016.

The Complaint alleges that on June, 3, 2016, Maury County Sheriff Bucky Rowland “acting under color of law, intimidated, threatened, interfered with and deprived Seay and his journalistic associates in exercise of their First Amendment and Fourteenth Amendment constitutional rights at the Columbia Spring Jubilee Horse Show event held at the public park …”

The issues in the case:

  • Whether or not Maury County Sheriff Bucky Rowland violated the First Amendment and Fourteenth Amendment constitutional rights of CCABLAC (Citizens Campaign Against “Big Lick” Animal Cruelty) animal welfare advocates and www.billygoboy.com website publication when Sheriff Rowland ordered them to turn off their video cameras while they were”Big Lick” Tennessee Walking Horses being exhibited at the Columbia Spring Jubilee Horse Show which was held in a public park.
  • Whether or not there was a conspiracy by and among Show Officials, Maury County Sheriff Bucky Rowland and third parties to deprive and threaten the First Amendment constitutional rights of CCABLAC animal welfare advocates and www.billygoboy.com website publication to take pictures/videos of “Big Lick” Tennessee Walking Horses being exhibited at the Columbia Spring Jubilee Horse Show which was held in a public park.

RECORDING SHERIFF BUCKY ROWLAND’S STATEMENT AFTER SHERIFF ROWLAND ALLEGEDLY ORDERED CCABLAC ANMAL WELFARE ADVOCATES AND WWW.BILLYGOBOY.COM WEBSITE PUBLICATION TO TURN OFF THEIR VIDEO CAMERAS ON JUNE 3, 2016, AT THE COLUMBIA SPRING JUBILEE HORSE SHOW HELD IN THE MAURY COUNTY PARK

Maury County Sheriff Bucky Rowland’s statement to CCABLAC animal welfare advocates and www.billygoboy.com website publication at the Columbia Spring Jubilee Horse Show at the Maury County Park on Friday, June 3, 2016, following his alleged order for them to turn off their video cameras:

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Complaint – Filed August 23, 2016

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Answer – Filed December 7, 2016

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