Liberty Counsel Appeals Judge’s LGBT Agenda-Driven Defamatory Language
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Recently a federal judge ruled in our favor in the Scott Lively case, finding that he had no jurisdiction to hear the matter because the Supreme Court had already spoken way in 2013. But now as a result of what he put in there, this unnecessary, vitriolic, frankly defamatory language, we’ve actually asked a federal court of appeals to strike this defamatory aspect of his opinion. We’ll talk about it on Faith and Freedom.
Mat Staver: Matt, this is a very unusual situation. It’s the only time in our history of Liberty Counsel of which we have made a very unusual decision to appeal a case in which we won. But there are court precedents all over the country for this. And that is this, even though you are the winner, which typically doesn’t allow you to appeal a case, if a judge ultimately includes prejudicial, unnecessary language or statements or findings that are not part of the disposition of the case, then you can ask a federal court of appeals to…
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