Episode 22 - The Jenny Jones Show Murder & Wayward Feet

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By Amber Clifton & Erika Petersen, Amber Clifton, and Erika Petersen. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

In this episode Amber covers the tragic death of 32 year old Scott Amedure. During the March 6, 1995 taping of the Jenny Jones show (an episode that never aired), Scott reveals to his acquaintance, 24 year old Jonathan Schmidt that he has a crush on him. What started as a harmless crush ends in tragedy.
Amber pulled her sources from:
Netflix - Trial by Media "Talk Show Murder"
Wikipedia
www.americanbarassociation.org article "The Gay/Trans Panic Defense. What It Is And How To End It" by Alexandra Holden
To help ban the gay/trans panic defense in your state, please visit
https://www.americanbar.org/groups/crsj/publications/member-features/gay-trans-panic-defense/
Then Erika covers the wayward feet of the west coast. Since August of 2007 at least 20 feet have been found off the coast of the Salish Sea between British Columbia and Washington state. But why?
Erika pulled her sources from:
www.longreads.com article by Kea Krause
The Vancouver Sun
The Huffington Post

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