Anyone who tells the truth will be attacked: Tim Ballard, the Inspiration behind ‘Sound of Freedom,’ accused of sexual misconduct

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Martin Niemöller (1892–1984) was a prominent Lutheran pastor in Germany. “First, they came for the socialists, and I did not speak out—because I was not a socialist. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I did not speak out—because I was not a trade unionist. Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out—because I was not a Jew. Then they came for me—and there was no one left to speak for me.

Important Takeaways:

  • ‘Sound of Freedom’ Inspiration Tim Ballard Accused of Sexual Misconduct in Vice News Report
  • Tim Ballard, the real-life inspiration for the hit movie Sound of Freedom, has been accused of sexual misconduct in a report from Vice News, which cited anonymous sources saying at least seven women — all of whom have also been granted anonymity — made claims against the anti-child trafficking activist.
  • The women believed to be at the center of the investigation have not responded to requests for comment, or have declined to comment, according to the Vice report.
  • Tim Ballard stepped down from his organization Operation Underground Railroad earlier this year following an investigation into claims of sexual misconduct involving seven women, anonymous sources told Vice.
  • Ballard, who didn’t respond to Vice’s requests for comment, is rumored to be weighing a Utah U.S. Senate run, presumably for the seat to be vacated by Sen. Mitt Romney (R).
  • While Romney is an anti-Trump Republican, Ballard has emerged as something of a Trump ally, recently featuring the former president on his podcast.
  • Vice also reported on “an anonymous letter” that has apparently been circulating in the Utah philanthropic community for the past several months
  • Sound of Freedom emerged as the sleeper hit of the summer, grossing close to $200 million domestically

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