Tom Fitton, Head of Judicial Watch, Battling Obama Administration for Access to Photos of Usama Bin Laden’s Body
The watchdog group Judicial Watch is battling the Obama administration in court for the release of 52 photos of the body of terrorist leader Usama bin Laden and his burial.
The Justice Department has argued making the photos public could inflame tensions in the Muslim world. At the time of bin Laden’s killing in Pakistan, President Obama said he would not release the photos because he did not want the world to view it as “spiking the football.” The body was ultimately buried at sea.
In denying this Freedom of Information Act request, the administration said the photos could harm national security or lead to attacks on Americans overseas. The case is now in a federal appeals court…