William Norman Grigg died this afternoon. He was a journalist, broadcaster, editor, musician, father, husband, and self-described Christian Individualist. He was also my hero.
Will’s main beat was stories about individual victims of the state: particularly Americans who have been unjustly imprisoned or wrongfully assaulted by government officers. His research for each article was exhaustive. From his home in Idaho, he traveled all around the northwest to get the story in person. He would get to know each subject personally, and seek face-to-face interviews with their powerful persecutors. His tireless work has saved several innocent lives from being slowly drained away in prison. He wrote so many pieces about Christopher Tapp, a man who has spent two decades in prison for a murder he did not commit, that the Libertarian Institute, where he was managing editor, will publish a whole book collecting them.
Continue reading via FEE – Will Grigg Was a Mighty Voice for Justice and Liberty
Article written by Dan Sanchez who is Managing Editor of FEE.org. His writings are collected at DanSanchez.me. (Article dated April 12, 2017)
[Editor’s note: Will Grigg stood in the gap for all of us for many years. He will be greatly missed. My personal condolences to his family./sc]