CASEHorizon Christian Fellowship v. Williamson

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The Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination and Attorney General Maura Healey both interpret the commonwealth’s public accommodations laws, as amended by the Legislature, to force churches to open church changing rooms, shower facilities, restrooms, and other intimate areas based on their perceived gender identity, and not their biological sex, in violation of the churches’ religious beliefs. Because those laws also prohibit covered entities from making statements intended “to discriminate” or to “incite” others to do so, the commission and attorney general also intend to force churches and pastors to refrain from religious expression regarding sexuality that conflicts with the government’s views.
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https://adflegal.blob.core.windows.net/web-content-dev/docs/default-source/documents/case-documents/hope-christian-fellowship-v.-williamson/horizon-christian-fellowship-v-williamson---notice-of-voluntary-dismissal.pdf?sfvrsn=4https://adflegal.blob.core.windows.net/web-content-dev/docs/default-source/documents/case-documents/hope-christian-fellowship-v.-williamson/horizon-christian-fellowship-v-williamson---massachusetts-civil-rights-division-letter-to-adf-(2016-11-07).pdf?sfvrsn=4https://adflegal.blob.core.windows.net/web-content-dev/docs/default-source/documents/case-documents/hope-christian-fellowship-v.-williamson/horizon-christian-fellowship-v-williamson---motion-for-and-brief-in-support-of-preliminary-injunction.pdf?sfvrsn=6https://adflegal.blob.core.windows.net/web-content-dev/docs/default-source/documents/case-documents/hope-christian-fellowship-v.-williamson/horizon-christian-fellowship-v-williamson---complaint.pdf?sfvrsn=6
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Notice of voluntary dismissal Dec 12 2016
Trial Court
Massachusetts Civil Rights Division letter to ADF (2016-11-07) Dec 07 2016
Trial Court
Motion for and brief in support of preliminary injunction Oct 11 2016
Trial Court
Complaint Oct 11 2016

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