Church Litigation

Guidance on protecting churches from lawsuits offered by ERLC, SAAG

"The ERLC and the Sexual Abuse Advisory Group (SAAG) issued the document, “Facilitating Abuse Disclosures by Nonprofits,” Oct. 30. The paper provides guidance on enacting state laws to protect churches and other nonprofits from civil liability when they report sexual abuse allegations to a former employee’s current or potential employer." - BPNews

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Federal Court to Decide if Church Can Fire Pastor for Not Attracting Members and Spending Too Much Money

"Sixth Mount Zion Baptist Church of Pittsburgh, a historic church founded in the late 1800s and located in one of the city's poorest communities, is defending its right to choose its own religious leaders free from government interference, according to the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty." - CPost

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