That opposition includes a challenge to the FCC's indecency policy statement that was issued under then FCC chairman Julius Genachowski but never adopted by the commission as official policy. In a page filing at the FCC that included a long list of awards to the station for its news coverage, WDBJ attorneys said there were a number of reasons why the FCC's fine was off the mark, including that the broadcast did not violate the FCC's indecency policy, that imposing the fine violates the First Amendment, that WDBJ lacked the necessary "scienter," a legal term for meaning to do what it did, and that even if a fine were warranted, imposing the maximum fine—the highest ever proposed for a single incident—for an inadvertent and momentary display was not warranted. The story was about a former adult film star working for the rescue squad.
According to media outlets, Jarett Donald Henshaw, 36, entered a guilty plea on Monday to one count of solicitation of a minor. Two other felony charges were dropped. The judge sentenced Henshaw to 30 years behind bars but suspended 23 years of the sentence.
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