A U.S. District Court jury in Manchester, New Hampshire took almost no time at all today to convict on all counts Lisa Biron, a lawyer who was allied with the virulently anti-gay Alliance Defending Freedom, on eight charges related to child pornography in a case that involved her reportedly transporting a minor into Canada for sex.
The New Hampshire Union Leader reports Biron was “accused of taking a 14-year-old girl to Canada to make a child porn film with a Canadian youth, sexually exploiting the girl in making videos of her with another man, and making a cellphone video of herself engaged in sexual activity with the girl.” [Bolding ours]
And WMUR 9 reports:
Lisa Biron, 43, was accused of videotaping the girl having sex with two men. Biron faced eight federal indictments on charges of child sexual exploitation, transporting a child across state lines to produce child pornography and possession of child pornography, and was convicted on all of them after the jury deliberated for less than an hour.
The Alliance Defending Freedom until recently was named the Alliance Defense Fund, and describes itself as “a servant ministry building an alliance to keep the door open for the spread of the Gospel by transforming the legal system and advocating for religious liberty, the sanctity of life, and marriage and family.”
The ADF has been representing a litigant in the Prop 8 case, and has been associated with many anti-gay lawsuits, but what’s shocking is the ADF was cofounded by, among others, the founders of two of America’s most virulently anti-gay hate groups: the American Family Association (Don Wildmon) and the Family Research Council (James Dobson).
Big surprise, right?
Her name is Lisa Biron.
Lisa Biron was just arrested by the FBI on federal child pornography and sexual exploitation of children charges. Basically, she’s accused of going on CraigsList and offering up a minor child for sex with grown men.
Lisa Biron is a lawyer.
Lisa Biron is a Christian lawyer.
Lisa Biron is a very very Christian lawyer.
Lisa Biron is so Christian a lawyer that the people she worked for include the Alliance Defending Freedom, an organization created by the worst of the worst of the Bible-thumping family values crowd.
Biron is associated with the Alliance Defending Freedom, a group of lawyers who, according to their website, are committed to keeping “the door open for the spread of the Gospel” by advocating for “religious liberty, the sanctity of life, and marriage and family.” In Concord, she worked with the ADF in defending a Pentecostal Church on Mountain Road in its tax fight against the city.
The Alliance Defense Fund is continuing to scrub their Facebook page of mentions of their star attorney and is banning anybody who dares mention her name.
By the way, Lisa Biron is on Facebook:
Biron is a lawyer in Manchester and a torch-bearer of religious freedom. Biron graduated from Milford High School in 1987 and received a degree in business from Hesser College in 2001.
Editor’s note: This post has been updated to properly reflect the organizations James Dobson and Don Wildmon founded.
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