Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Suit Challenges Ban On On Town's Rental of Space For Worship Services

A suit was filed yesterday in a South Carolina federal district court against Edisto Beach challenging the Town's rule change that prohibits renting space in the town's Civic Center for religious worship services.  The complaint (full text) in Redeemer Fellowship of Edisto Island v. Town of Edisto Beach, South Carolina, (D SC, filed 8/27/2018), contends that the ban violates the First and 14rh Amendments.  ADF issued a press release announcing the filing of the lawsuit.