The Ventriloquist

An online publication at and outside the boundary of evangelical Christianity.




October 2011

Casey Anthony, Amanda Knox, and a Country of Criminals

by John Michael Mumme, on October 2011, Culture

On Tuesday, July 5, 2011, America watched in shocked outrage as Casey Anthony was declared not guilty of murdering her daughter, Caylee Marie. Twelve days later, Anthony was released from prison. She is now a free woman. Then, on October 3, America eagerly awaited the results of another trial. This time, Americans erupted into joy as Amanda Knox was declared innocent of murdering her British roommate. Knox, in prison in…