Larry Flynt could use some help. Please research the article's assertions. Whatever is credible should be sourced, and what is not should be removed. Larry Flynt born grew up in the backwoods of Kentucky , went into business in Ohio with a chain of strip bars, and parlayed the promotional newsletter for those strip bars into Hustler magazine, which prints some raunchy stuff some would characterize as pr0n , such as depicting Santa Claus posed in a lewd and shameful manner. The story probably would have ended there, were it not for some self-styled religious right crusaders trying to clean up Cincinnati of the porn menace , led by Charles Keating later better known for his criminal banking scandal. Trying to make an example out of Hustler they convinced the city of Cincinnati to press charges against Larry Flynt in for "pandering obscenity", and "organized crime". Unfortunately for them, and fortunately for saner folks, they fucked with the wrong guy and Hustler is still going strong today.
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AJC Deja News: Porn publisher Larry Flynt shot in Gwinnett ()
Larry Claxton Flynt Jr. LFP mainly produces magazines, such as Hustler , and sexually graphic videos. Flynt has fought several high profile legal battles involving the First Amendment , and has unsuccessfully run for public office. He is paralyzed from the waist down due to injuries sustained in a murder attempt by serial killer Joseph Paul Franklin. Due to his father's absence, Flynt was raised solely by his mother and maternal grandmother for the first three years of his life.
The Pervert Who Changed America: How Larry Flynt Fought the Law and Won
Photos by Adam Ianniello unless otherwise noted. Larry Flynt spends his days sitting in a gold wheelchair on the top floor of a building that's shaped like a big gold dildo. His office is covered in money-green carpet sectioned into squares by gold lines. On one side sits a golden life-size statue of Julius Caesar. On the opposite wall, there's an end table with green marbling and gold trim on top of which sits a pair of gold statuettes that from a distance resembled Oscars but up close reveal themselves as busts of nude female torsos.
Constitution reporters Jerry Schwartz, Mindy Fetterman and Tony Healy brought readers a detailed account of the events. Flynt, about 40 feet away [from Reeves], fell at the entrance to a driveway. Judge Hughel Harrison declared a mistrial after the shooting. In June , Joseph Paul Franklin, a self-avowed white supremacist, was indicted by a Gwinnett grand jury and charged with aggravated assault in the shootings of Flynt and Reeves. Franklin said he shot Flynt because of interracial content in his magazines.