McRaney NAMB lawsuit dismissed

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McRaney NAMB lawsuit dismissed

Postby Rvaughn » Fri Apr 26, 2019 7:48 am

Judge dismisses suit against NAMB by ex-state exec
First Amendment legal precedent has been cited in a federal court’s dismissal of a lawsuit against the North American Mission Board by a former executive of the Baptist Convention of Maryland/Delaware.

Senior Judge Glen Davidson of the U.S. District Court Northern District of Mississippi ruled April 22 that a lawsuit by Will McRaney would require the court to determine religious elements in the case.
“That the Court cannot do,” Davidson wrote in a seven-page opinion...

Citing “ecclesiastical abstention doctrine, rooted in the First Amendment’s free exercise clause,” Davidson wrote, “The Court dismisses this case for lack of subject matter jurisdiction.”
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Re: McRaney NAMB lawsuit dismissed

Postby William Thornton » Fri Apr 26, 2019 9:00 am

About time. Waste of CP money.
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