As reported by CNN:
The Rev. Jerry Falwell has died, a Liberty University executive said Tuesday. He was 73. Earlier today, Ron Godwin, the executive vice president of Falwell's Liberty University, had said Falwell was found unresponsive around 10:45 a.m. and taken to Lynchburg General Hospital. Godwin said he was not sure what caused the collapse, but said Falwell had "a history of heart challenges.
This is the best post ever on DIGG for adding to my DIGG user block list.
Whether or not you liked him - all (who have said so) should feel ashamed for wishing him dead.
Falwell, eventhough he was on the opposite side - brought about the most sweeping change in media in history!
1) Satire/Parody made legal
2) Porn not considered bannable under the constitution
3) Religious leaders not being protected under the law or given special consideration
He was controversial and stuck by his convictions.
I've exercised my right to block as many of the people that wished Falwell dead as I possibly could.
If you're lazy and don't care to Google for the above facts ... you can watch:
The People vs Larry Flynt starring Woody Harrelson. This movie details Falwell's struggle against Larry Flynt, a porn industry mogul.
* correction to Larry Flynt