On August 10, 2011, the above ALLEGATION was made against Elyse Bruce, Creator and Founder of the MIDNIGHT IN CHICAGO initiative. It was made on the Lisa Jo Rudy autism.about.com blog site by Zoey Roberts on August 10, 2011. Zoey Roberts is also known online as bionix74 and birdie 2010.
MIDNIGHT IN CHICAGO states here that the above ALLEGATION is FALSE.
MIDNIGHT IN CHICAGO confirms that Elyse Bruce (Founder and Creator of the MIDNIGHT IN CHICAGO initiative), Thomas D. Taylor (Co-creator of the MIDNIGHT IN CHICAGO initiative) and the MIDNIGHT IN CHICAGO volunteers DID NOT post to the article on Zoey Roberts on the Lisa Jo Rudy autism.about.com blog site while comments were open.
The FALSE ALLEGATION made by Zoey Roberts was posted by Zoey Roberts on Tuesday, August 9, 2011 in the comments section under the blog article entitled, “Meet Zoey Roberts, a Proud Canadian on the Autism Spectrum.”
MIDNIGHT IN CHICAGO confirms that the FALSE ALLEGATION has been repeated and reposted on various social networking sites by third parties, some of whom are known to MIDNIGHT IN CHICAGO.
MIDNIGHT IN CHICAGO contacted Lisa Jo Rudy at 8:47 AM EST on Wednesday, August 10, 2011 with regards to the FALSE ALLEGATION posted on her blog site by Zoey Roberts.
MIDNIGHT IN CHICAGO thanks Lisa Jo Rudy for subsequently removing reader access to the comments made to the aforementioned blog article.
MIDNIGHT IN CHICAGO confirms that Zoey Roberts has made false allegations and unsubstantiated claims against Elyse Bruce on more than one occasion in the past.
MIDNIGHT IN CHICAGO also confirms that Zoey Roberts has defamed, libelled and slandered Elyse Bruce on more than one occasion in the past.
MIDNIGHT IN CHICAGO posts the above STATEMENT to clarify for readers and blog visitors alike what MIDNIGHT IN CHICAGO‘s position is regarding this FALSE ALLEGATION.