Jack Thompson (activist)

American activist and disbarred attorney

Jack Thompson (born July 25, 1951) is an American activist and former lawyer. He is known for being an activist against sex and violence in video games.[1] He has also fought against rap music, mainly because of its obscenity.

Jack Thompson
John Bruce Thompson

(1951-07-25) July 25, 1951 (age 72)
Alma materCuyahoga Falls H.S
Denison University
Vanderbilt University
SpousePatricia Thompson

In July 2008, Thompson was permanently disbarred, meaning his license to be a lawyer was taken away. That was done because of bad behavior and saying things that were not true to tribunals.[2]

Thompson was born in Cleveland, Ohio.

References change

  1. "Blame the Video Games". Washington Post. Retrieved January 12, 2015.
  2. "Jack Thompson Disbarred Permanently". Kotaku. Retrieved Jan 12, 2015.