Lawsuits

Student files class-action lawsuit against Liberty University over pandemic response

"The lawsuit, which was filed in federal court on Monday (April 13), focuses on Liberty’s refusal to fully close its campus in response to the pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus. The plaintiff...contends that while allowing students to return to Liberty’s campus after spring break put their 'health at risk,' the school had subsequently instituted several measures such as shifting to online classes and barring large gatherings." - RNS

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Arkansas Baptists seek dismissal of sexual abuse lawsuit

Arkansas Baptist State Convention (ABSC): "Plaintiff Fields incorrectly claims that the ABSC was in control of the church and the pastor and therefore should have known about and prevented the alleged abuse. ... The ABSC denies ever exercising any control over Millcreek or any other Arkansas Baptist church.

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There’s another ‘cake-baking’ case with even more bigotry against Christians

"The Oregon Court of Appeals heard oral arguments on Thursday in a case you may recognize, Klein v. Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries. I originally reported on this case in 2018, when Aaron and Melissa Klein asked the Supreme Court to hear the lawsuit that caused them to lose their business and incur a wrongful, hefty fine based on their religion." - W. Examiner

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Arkansas Baptist State Convention failed to report abuse allegations against pastor, lawsuit claims

"The civil lawsuit filed Dec. 16 accuses Arkansas Baptist State Convention Executive Director Sonny Tucker of failing to report suspected child sexual abuse to authorities after he was contacted by the ex-wife of Millcreek Baptist Church pastor Teddy Leon Hill about concerns that Hill might've been abusing minors." - Christian Post

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James MacDonald is suing critics again

"Harvest Bible Chapel’s founder and former leader James MacDonald has slapped Chicago radio personality Matthew 'Mancow' Muller with a lawsuit alleging multiple counts defamation and is seeking at least $50,000 in compensatory damages for the spread of false information which caused him emotional distress and significant harm to his reputation." - Christian Post

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