Article originally appeared on thefederalist.com.
More than six weeks after a mass shooting at a Christian school in Nashville, Tennessee, it’s clear it’s going to take a lawsuit to have the murderer’s manifesto made public. The contents remain secret, despite calls from local, state, and national figures for authorities to allow the public to see what was in the journal the shooter left behind in her car before entering The Covenant School, where she killed three adults and three 9-year-old children. The female shooter had assumed a transgender identity, purporting to be a man, and had attended the school as a child.
The Tennessee Firearms Association and the National Police Association have sued to get access to the journal. They’ve now been joined by America First Legal and argue that both the city of Nashville and Davidson County are violating the state’s Public Records Act by not releasing …
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